Posts Tagged ‘mHealth’:

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Published on: Feb 04 2014 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities...
Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Want to Scale ICT4D Projects? Stop Developing Software!

Published on: Mar 29 2013 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently Priya Jaisinghani, Teressa Trusty, and I brought together a few folks to have an informal Technology Salon around the pertinent question of how can the...
20 Ways to Improve mHealth Interventions in Low-Resource Settings

20 Ways to Improve mHealth Interventions in Low-Resource Settings

Published on: Feb 19 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The GETHealth Summit (Global Education and Technology Health), 6-7 February 2013 in the United Nations, New York City, aimed ‘to bridge the health workforce gap...
Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Published on: Sep 26 2012 by Tim Kaltic - Comments Off
As of 2012, nearly three-quarters of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone. Soon it will be common knowledge that the developing world is more dependent...
Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Published on: Mar 06 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
ICT Consultants: The World Bank needs several ICT consultants in the following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kenya, Moldova, and Tanzania. Consultants...
19 mHealth Reality Checks from 2011 mHealth Summit

19 mHealth Reality Checks from 2011 mHealth Summit

Published on: Jan 20 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
At the 2011 mHealth Summit, James BonTempo and I (supported by Plan International USA and MCHIP via USAID) co-hosted the “mHealth Reality Booth,” which we hoped...
The mHealth Reality Booth: Your Daily Dose of Real at mHealth Summit 2011

The mHealth Reality Booth: Your Daily Dose of Real at mHealth Summit 2011

Published on: Dec 02 2011 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
Some of the top organizations and corporations working in the mobile technology and health space will gather December 5–7 at the mHealth Summit in Washington,...
What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

What did Vodafone and the UN Learn from Working Together?

Published on: Oct 26 2011 by Jeffrey Swindle - Comments Off
Recently leaders from the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and Vodafone Foundation gathered at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington,...
Smart Connect: a SMS communication appliance for rural healthcare

Smart Connect: a SMS communication appliance for rural healthcare

Published on: Jul 06 2011 by Eric Blantz - 2 Comments
The first SMS, or “text” message, was sent over Vodafone’s network in December 1992. By most accounts, it read simply “Merry Christmas.” Using just fifteen...
The Key to Launching the Fee-For-Service Approach in Global mHealth

The Key to Launching the Fee-For-Service Approach in Global mHealth

Published on: Jun 17 2011 by Sarah Hiller - Comments Off
Lately I’ve been researching the players in the mHealth industry in developing countries. Organizations using a fee-for-service approach offer a powerful vehicle...