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About us

OpenMRS Kenya community is part of the global OpenMRS community. It is network of developers, designers, health informatics experts and medical doctors in Kenya actively involved  in development, design or implementation of OpenMRS. The community members also  have interest in medical records systems and open source tools (especially OpenMRS) that support delivery of quality health care. 

Stay up to date with all matters OpenMRS Kenya and interact with the community on the following platforms.

Download KenyaEMR


The KenyaEMR is a tailored distribution of OpenMRS which meets the requirements laid out in the Kenya Ministry of Health document: 2011 Kenya EMR Standards and Guidelines. It is currently being developed and implemented primarily by I-TECH and has been deployed to more than 341 public health facilities in Kenya as of Sep 2014.

How to Contribute

If you are already working on an OpenMRS project, join one of the Working groups of your interest. Participate in the discussions and the meetings. 

If you are new to OpenMRS, download a the software and start hacking your way around. Here is the right place to ask questions, join the global developer mailing list and Kenya Community. 















Blog stream

The OpenMRS Kenya community with support from I-TECH will be conducting a one month long training Bootcamp on OpenMRS in Kisumu from 2nd to 31st March, 2015. The focus of the training will be on KenyaEMR, an Electronic Medical Record System, the largest implementation of OpenMRS in Kenya. It collects individual patient data(such as weight,diagnosis) thus making it patient-centric.It also provides useful clinical decision support system features,…

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