NGO

Since its founding, Epiconcept has created strong links with health related NGOs (non-governmental organizations) and developed software tools adapted to field use. These tools are widely used in various settings.

EpiConcept has developed, in particular with Doctors without Borders, solutions that take into account the specific needs of NGOs.

EpiConcept currently offers three applications for the following areas:

  • Budget and accounting management for field offices - Saga
  • National human resources management (personnel, contracts, pay slips) - Homère
  • Pharmacy stock management - SagaStock Pharma
  • Follow up for patients on anti-retrovirus treatment - Esope

There are organized trainings for these applications. Click here for more information on training.

References

More than 40 organizations already use Homère and Saga, among them; Doctors Without Borders, Action Against Hunger, French Red Cross, Doctors of the World, Solidarités International, ACTED, Terre des Hommes, Medicus Mundi, and Aide Médicale International.
More information about our references.

Characteristics of the NGO solutions

  • Simple installation
  • A user interface  which requires minimal training
  • Return of information to the main office through light file transfers
  • Installation on one computer or on a network
  • Can be parameterized
  • Multilingual: English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese
  • Customized development possible

For more information or interest in discussing this with others, access the NGO Wiki.

Products and activities

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What’s WEPI?

Wepi is a free web-based questionnaire creator and manager targeted to the needs of epidemiologists and health professionals. Its collaborative environment allows colleagues to share the data entry task across the office or across the Internet. Use it to complete questionnaires with your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

SagaStock Pharma

Sagastock is a field application for managing pharmaceutical stock supplies. This software is for managing, monitoring, and analysing stocks and their consumption. Sagastock was created from the "IsyStock" application that was developed for the French branch of Médecins Sans Frontières and has been in use since 2006.

The application has a very simple interface for quick hands-on to track the “movements” of stock of which the principal elements are the following:

Saga

Saga is an accounting software program designed specifically for NGOs wanting to give each of their field offices a simple and effective solution adapted to an NGO environment.

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Epiconcept has created strong links with health related NGOs (non-governmental organizations) by developping software solutions adapted to their unique needs. The experience of developping software for NGOs has given EpiConcept a certain competence in putting in place IT solutions for "hostile" and variable environments.

Our software applications:

An application for Human Resources managment for NGOs

Homère is a software application for managing human resources and is particularly suited to the needs of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The software has two principle functions, the creation and managment of a Human Resources database and the creation of monthly pay slips that follow the tax codes and other legal obligations for over 50 countries.

Homere description document (PDF)