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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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May 30, 2013
by Alex Lemann
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Caktus Teaches mHealth to Fulbright Enrichment Students

As part of the Fulbright Enrichment From Lab to Market seminar, Caktus hosted 16 Fulbright students from around the world on Wednesday, May 29th. The participants were engineering and science students with an interest in Public Health and Mobile Health innovation.

We showed the students an array of Mobile Health ...

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April 18, 2013
by Colin Copeland
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Caktus sponsoring and speaking on mobile health at SwitchPoint 2013

SwitchPoint is a one-of-a-kind conference and a unique opportunity to learn, share ideas, and hear about global and mobile health efforts around the world. We had a great time at SwitchPoint last year. I’m excited to announce that Caktus, for the second year in a row, is sponsoring SwitchPoint ...

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September 25, 2012
by Colin Copeland
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Project Mwana featured in the BBC

Caktus has had the opportunity to work on the infrastructure of RapidSMS, an application framework that allows data collection and logistics coordination using mobile phone text messages for communication. The BBC World News recently posted an article, "RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters" detailing the effects of RapidSMS technology ...

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April 16, 2012
by Nicole Foster
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Project Mwana in MobileActive

This past week, Project Mwana was a featured article on the site MobileActive. Project Mwana is a RapidSMS application that connects rural health clinic workers in Zambia and Malawi to HIV testing centers, increasing the collection and turn around time for results to over 50%. Tobias worked with the UNICEF ...

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