Practical Insights on mHealth

Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Please Give Your Feedback: USAID Digital Health Vision for Action

Published on: Mar 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital health technology is the application of information and communications technologies, and the data they generate, to support informed decision-making and...
Please RSVP Now: How You Can Support Global Coronavirus Response

Please RSVP Now: How You Can Support Global Coronavirus Response

Published on: Mar 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
The USA government has passed coronavirus legislation directing $8.3 Billion in new funding for COVID response in the USA and around the world through CDC and USAID....
10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

Published on: Mar 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Global coronavirus infections now exceed 100,000 confirmed cases in 97 countries, with over 3,400 deaths from COVID-19, leading to international travel bans and...
Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Published on: Dec 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
The Global Diffusion of eHealth was the third global survey conducted by the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth. It investigated how digital health can support...
Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Apply Now: $850,000 NIH Grant Funding for Your mHealth Research Ideas

Published on: Oct 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - 12 Comments
The enormous potential for mobile technology to transform health care, personal health management, and basic health research has led to the rapid development of...
Pop Quiz: What Does it Really Cost to Run mHealth Projects?

Pop Quiz: What Does it Really Cost to Run mHealth Projects?

Published on: Nov 05 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
One of the stated reasons for implementing mHealth projects is that they are more cost effective than the status quo of using paper or nothing at all to support...
4 Lessons Learned Implementing the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action Programs

4 Lessons Learned Implementing the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action Programs

Published on: Oct 15 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach uses age- and stage-based messaging directed toward pregnant women, new mothers and families to foster behavior...
10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success

Published on: Oct 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 User-Centered Design Principles for mHealth Program Success
Mobile health services delivered over voice (IVR, helplines), text channels (SMS and USSD) and, increasingly, rich media (online content and apps), provide much-needed...
10 Lessons Learned from Deploying a Malnutrition mHealth Solution in 5 Countries

10 Lessons Learned from Deploying a Malnutrition mHealth Solution in 5 Countries

Published on: May 07 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Lessons Learned from Deploying a Malnutrition mHealth Solution in 5 Countries
Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) is a proven high-impact and cost-effective approach in the treatment of acute malnutrition in developing...
Creating Killer Content for ICT4D Project Success – Your Weekend Long Reads

Creating Killer Content for ICT4D Project Success – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 03 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Creating killer content is critical to ICT4D success. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of incentives to go online because of a lack of relevant...