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The Digital Development Glossary: Your Key to ICT4D Buzzwords

The Digital Development Glossary: Your Key to ICT4D Buzzwords

Published on: Mar 02 2017 by Matt Haikin - 6 Comments
Have you wondered what the latest jargon in technology and development means? Or if you are using it correctly in your next proposal or donor report? Well here...
How We Fought Ebola with Information

How We Fought Ebola with Information

Published on: Jan 25 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In December 2013, a little-known viral hemorrhagic fever in West Africa was detected in a forest region of Guinea. It was soon confirmed to be Ebola Virus Disease,...
Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health

Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health

Published on: Jan 11 2017 by Tech Change - Comments Off on Register Now to Learn How to Use Mobile Phones for Public Health
In 2016, the number of global mobile subscriptions reached 8.5 billion — more than the number of people on this earth – yet at the same time, health systems...
Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth

Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth

Published on: Dec 14 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth
There are several projects that use mobile multimedia for health education in hard-to-reach rural settings, where video, being non-textual, enables the educational...
Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Published on: Nov 10 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I do hate sectoritis – the innate desire of development actors to isolate into health, education, agriculture, civil society, and all the other sector silos...
A Practical Guide for Engaging with Mobile Network Operators to Improve mHealth Outcomes

A Practical Guide for Engaging with Mobile Network Operators to Improve mHealth Outcomes

Published on: Oct 05 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Practical Guide for Engaging with Mobile Network Operators to Improve mHealth Outcomes
The field of mobile health (mHealth) is experiencing a real need for guidance on public–private partnerships among players as diverse as the mobile industry,...
3 Recommendations to Scale Digital Health Interventions by Institutionalizing Them in Service Delivery Systems

3 Recommendations to Scale Digital Health Interventions by Institutionalizing Them in Service Delivery Systems

Published on: Aug 10 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The digital health community is on a journey to deliver health impact. We have achieved considerable success in the past decade, demonstrating that information...
Why Do Evaluations of eHealth Programs Fail?

Why Do Evaluations of eHealth Programs Fail?

Published on: Dec 09 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Much has been written about why electronic health (eHealth) initiatives fail. Less attention has been paid to why evaluations of such initiatives fail to deliver...
Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Published on: Sep 21 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Are SMS projects still relevant? Are toll-free phone numbers still needed? As more and more people in developing countries have access to cheap smartphones and...
5 mHealth Innovations Using Mobile Phone Extensions and Wearables

5 mHealth Innovations Using Mobile Phone Extensions and Wearables

Published on: Jul 31 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
When we interviewed Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, at the 2013 mHealth Summit, he said that mobile phones are the “Aladdin’s lamp for healthcare”,...