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In low-resource settings, community health workers are frontline providers who shoulder the health service delivery burden. Increasingly, mobile technologies are developed, tested, and deployed with community health workers to facilitate tasks and...Read More
iValueHealth.NET is a health related white-labelled multilingual platform where users can access basic medical information, health applications and connect with healthcare professionals in just 2 clicks. World's first & leader in connecting the healthcare ecosystem in one place. It has more...Read More
Most organizations in the developing world still rely on paper for record keeping, giving rise to many problems in aggregation, storage, transmission and analysis of data. Errors and time delays associated with paper data are particularly problematic in the domain of healthcare. We present... Read More
Bloomberg, June 11th, 2013
A pilot program in Tanzania utilizes mobile phones to bring women with obstetric fistulas living in rural...Read More
Por mi Bebé is a program developed by CES University and Tenebit SAS, focused on women in gestation period, new mothers and children in early childhood to prevent disease and promote good health practices.
We have an interdisciplinary team of...Read More
Reflections at the Nexus of Theory and Practice:
Selected Papers from ICTD2012
Jonathan Donner, Rebecca E. Grinter, Gary Marsden Special Issue Editors
This Special Issue of ITID contains six articles, each drawn from the plenary papers presented at the Fifth International...Read More
The global community has identified improving maternal, newborn and child health (“mnCh”) as a strategic development priority, embedding the goal within millennium Development goals 4 (reducing child mortality) and 5 (improving mothers’ health). while there has been global progress toward...Read More
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I remember the moment I opened my eyes after the surgery. There were a few people huddled around the bed next to mine, and they were all crying. Before I had a chance to ask what had happened my mother held my hand and said, “Thank God. My dear, you are safe. The woman next to you has… lost her...Read More
Until recently, I was living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a war ravaged country among the poorest in the world. Just around the time when iPhones and apps were becoming fashionable among the tech-savvy, I was experiencing life stripped of all luxuries: I bathed with a bucket of water and...Read More
By 2015, people over the age of 65 will, for the first time, outnumber children under 5. This so-called silver tsunami will significantly increase the global disease burden, as aging populations fight diabetes, cancer, high cholesterol, and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Do you have images of mHealth in the field? The mHealth Alliance is looking for mHealth images from our users.
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In Highlights: 2012, the Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI) identifies a number of new trends in solutions that aim to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility of healthcare for the poorest and most vulnerable. These...Read More
Mobile health technology offers a range of benefits for programs deploying field-based health workers to rural or inaccessible areas in developing countries. Current mHealth...Read More
Baby Monitor takes clinical screening directly to women in the critical period before and after birth. This mobile phone application, developed with partners at InSTEDD, uses interactive voice response technology to detect complications and take action. Women listen to screening questions in...Read More
A free SMS service for expectant mothers and families that provides appointment reminders and tips on keeping mothers and newborns healthy. The subject matter of messages and the timing of delivery correspond with the woman's due date. The service, which is part of national media campaign,...Read More