A Research Project of the Institute of Nursing Science · University of Basel

Why MaNtis?


The acronym – MaNtiS

Maternal and Neonatal Salutogenic Outcomes in Association with Midwifery Staffing.


The animal – Pink orchid mantis

Mantis is also the name of the animal, also known as the praying mantis. There exists a subspecies from the praying mantis, the orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus). To attract insects, the orchid mantis imitates the orchid flower, especially in its pink colours.

The software – Mantis bug tracker

The software mantisBT is an open source code bug tracker. Comparable in the broadest sense with mantisBT, our aim is to identify issues in the health care system by using routine data.