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Help African Health

A project in Charlottesville, VA by Rogers Hellman

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A health-care delivery system for use in developing countries. The medical record system is merely the building block for much more.
Backers: 92
Average Pledge Per Backer: $223

Funded: $20,495 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 6th -> Nov 5th (31 days)
Project By: Rogers Hellman
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Latest News

Health-care: Strategic verses Tactical

November 3rd - via:
In developing countries, the shortage of physicians is critical. Liberia is an extreme case. Before the Ebola epidemic, there were 55 Liberian doctors serving a population of 4.2 million. Sadly, many of those have now died. While we can, should, and... (Read More)

Thank you

November 2nd - via:
We hit our goal, for which I want to say "Thank you" so very much. My goal is to help developing countries and to do that the way healthcare is delivered needs to change.   What I've done is only the first step. With major changes coming in future... (Read More)

Closing in

October 28th - via:
I just updated the "Thank you" page on our main website   Click on the "Kickstarter Campaign" button to view. I am very grateful and humbled by the numbers of people and level of support.  Thank you so much. We are getting close.  (Read More)

Overwhelming Interest

October 26th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Dallas update

October 26th - via:
I am currently in Dallas Texas, where I've been meeting with leaders from Nigeria. (that makes perfect sense, doesn't it?) And have been asked what it would take to set up enough clinics for a one week period to support the examination of 3 to 5... (Read More)

Welcome NPR listeners

October 20th - via:
I wanted to welcome those of you coming here after listening to the NPR story. For those of you that haven't heard or seen the story, it can be found here: Your support and encouragement is most... (Read More)

A real head-scratcher

October 20th - via:
Liberia's broken medical system fails to keep track of Ebola patients               Drudge headline, no link.  Liberian medical record system.            Gosh, I can't imagine why.  (Read More)

Putting out fires

October 20th - via:
As we know all too well, an outbreak of a disease can spread like a forest fire. Like a forest fire, it starts as a spark. The system we've built makes (disease) sparks visible to the world within seconds of first being seen by a clinic. And like a... (Read More)

Help Africa project

October 20th - via:
I know that I need to be doing a much better job of updating everyone and I apologize for this. I'm working like a crazy man to get the software ready to install into 200 clinics in Tanzania and getting ready for a trip to Dallas (to meet with... (Read More)

What people are saying

October 7th - via:
Joy Hancock After spending time in rural clinics in Liberia in 2007-2008--I see this for the genius that it is! Anita Solet Definitely thinking outside the box. Rogers Hellman  Someone a few weeks ago raised $55,000 using Kickstarter. His goal was... (Read More)

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