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Comment: Added details about getting permission to adding events on the calendar, and reminder about creating the event with at least a 3 day notice period


This page shows how to view,  manage  and to avoid inadvertently deleting such events.

First, get access.

To be able to add or update events on the OpenMRS calendar you will need to have access. This is explained in this link:

(see info section at the bottom for more information)

When you have access you will be able to see the events in OpenMRs calendar events within your own calendar page. For Google Calendar it will look like this


To create an event click on the day and time you want to schedule the event. Put a title for the event and be sure to select OpeMRS Calender in the calender option, then click Create

NOTE: Whenever possible please add your event ateast 3 days prior to the actual date to allow proper planning by community members who may be interested in attending it.

Add event details

Add more details about the event, add guests and locations or change the time for the event by clicking Edit event


In that case you can delete from the OpenMRS Calendar and follow it up with a post on OpenMRS Talk in case of a cancellation.




About Access to adding events to the OpenMRS Calendar

This is a community-managed calendar. Please add any OpenMRS-related events, including training events, related conferences or meetings, or other dates of interest to the OpenMRS community, to this calendar


To get this permission basically involves sending  an email to with details about the event or needed changes, asking for it to be added or updated on the OpenMRS Calendar. If you someone that needs to routinely add or update events on the calendar you will be given the access to do so

If you send the email and get no response within 24 hours please reach out to your Team Lead ( if you are in a team) or to an OpenMRS Mentor, Guide or Leader and ask for assistance.

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