Sustainable and Universal Health Care for Everyone

OH – Open Hospital is a free and open source software developed and supported by Informatici Senza Frontiere to provide a sustainable tool for the management of hospitals, health centers and facilities, with a strong focus on developing countries.

With Open Hospital you can keep track of the patient data, visits, hospitalizations, medicines and lab results for supporting the day-to-day activities of the hospital staff. Used for the first time in the St. Luke Hospital in Uganda in year 2005, it has rapidly grown in popularity and it has been adopted in many countries.

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Software Features


The software is available in English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swahili.

Registration of patients and visits

Management of internal and external patient data and visits, with digital and photographic documentation.

Warehouse and pharmaceutical management

Archiving and monitoring of the flow of supplies and cost of material and pharmaceuticals.

Database of vaccinations and births

Recording and reporting of vaccination dates and accurate birth records.

Who Is It For?

Health centers, hospital structures and non-governmental organizations operating in the developing countries.

What Does It Do?

With Open Hospital it is possibile to manage a database containing patient data, visits, admissions, medicines and laboratories for better day-to-day management of your facility.

How Much Does It Cost?

The software is Open Source with a GPLv3 license and it is completely free!

How Do I Use It?

You can quickly download and install the software on your PC and start using it immediately in PORTABLE mode. The Administrator’s Manual and the User’s Guide can help you to set up and use correctly the software.

The Numbers of Open Hospital

Operational installations
Countries with active projects
Patients served by the facilities

Open Hospital in the World

With 23 active installations, Open Hospital is present in 13 countries all over the world.

The success is also evidenced by new software installation requests coming in from 20 more countries, for a total of 33 and a potential user base of around 2 million people.

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