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September 19, 2014
by David Ray
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Improving Infant and Maternal Health in Rwanda and Zambia with RapidSMS

I have had the good fortune of working internationally on mobile health applications due to Caktus' focus on public health. Our public health work often uses RapidSMS, a free and open-source Django powered framework for dynamic data collection, logistics coordination and communication, leveraging basic short message service (SMS) mobile phone...

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April 17, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Attends YTH Live

Last week Tobias and I had a great time attending our first Youth+Tech+Health Live conference. I went to present along with our partners Sara LeGrand and Emily Pike from Duke and UNC respectively on our NIH/SBIR funded game focused on encouraging HIV medication adherence. The panel we ...

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April 1, 2014
by Nicole Foster
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Caktus Presenting HIV mHealth Gamification App for Adherence in San Francisco

We’re pleased to announce that Caktus will be presenting Epic Allies, an mHealth Gamification App to improve ART drug adherence for HIV patients, at this year’s YTH Live in San Francisco.

Alex Lemann, Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer, will be speaking on the panel, “Stick to It ...

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February 5, 2014
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Completes RapidSMS Community Coordinator Development for UNICEF

Colin Copeland, Managing Member at Caktus, has wrapped up work, supported by UNICEF, as the Community Coordinator for the open source RapidSMS project. RapidSMS is a text messaging application development library built on top of the Django web framework. It creates a SMS provider agnostic way of sending and receiving ...

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October 16, 2013
by Alex Lemann
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UNC, Duke Team up with Carrboro-based Caktus Group on HIV Gaming App

The following is a press release posted in partnership with our team at UNC  and Duke.


The web application development company Caktus Group has teamed up with researchers at the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and the Duke Global Health Institute to develop a mobile phone app that ...

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