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Global Health Diagnostics

Earlier diagnosis of (pediatric) cancers by CHWs

Joris Van Dam - Nov. 20, 2017
Dear All, The other day I ran into an exciting and energizing global health entrepreneur, whose initiatives I thought might be of interest to this forum. Cr Bea Bakshi and her colleagues have b...
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access to diagnostics cancer Community Health Worker diagnosis information & communication technologies mobile Health mobile technology Pediatric surgical care
Health IT

Device security as part of consideration of health IT acceptance/use?

Charlene Ronquillo - June 18, 2015
I am looking at testing the stability of a technology use predictive model and will likely incorporate some additional constructs, in order for the model to better reflect the realities of using mHeal...
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health care in low resource settings health information technology LMIC Mobile Devices mobile Health modeling technology acceptance
Health IT

Developing new Health IT in the Developing World

Leonard Davolio - March 17, 2015
Hello All, I recently published an article on the various ways that the developing world is better than the US when it comes to IT innovation. It garnered some views published at InformationWeek b...
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Hardware health IT strategy IT Health Mobile Devices mobile Health mobile technology Software
Health IT

Is patient-centric healthcare approach more applicable to developed countries than to developing and poor countries?

Richard Pankomera - March 4, 2015
In developed countries, there is an advocacy for health care services to be patient-centric in which the patient takes ownership of his own health. Information Technology has played a role as an enab...
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developing countries Electronic health Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking OpenMRS patient-centered care Patient-centric
Health IT

Improved Diagnostics in The Developing World

Aric Weinberg - June 4, 2014
Hi all! I am a community outreach consultant working in Israel to promote the development of new medicines and medical devices that improve and protect health around the world. Currently I am r...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Announcing Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest this weekend!

Priya Garg - March 12, 2014
Hi all, If you're based in the Boston area I heavily encourage you to apply to Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, hosted by the Kauffman Foundation and MIT H@cking Medicine at the MIT Media Lab this week...
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Health IT

ISDS Webinar: Community-based Health Systems Strengthening: Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Mobile Health Intervention in Nepal

Tera Reynolds - May 10, 2013
Date/Time: May 20, 2013, 12:00 - 1:00pm ET Presenter: Duncan Smith-Rohrberg Maru, MD, PHD, Resident Physician, Global Health Equity Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital of ...
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Conferences & Meetings health system strengthening Mobile Devices mobile Health Nepal
Health IT

CommCare Workshop in Guatemala City, Guatemala on May 20-21, 2013.

Nick Amland - April 22, 2013
Hi all, Dimagi is hosting another free workshop for CommCare, Dimagi's open source mHealth platform, in Guatemala City, Guatemala on May 20-21, 2013. This workshop provides a great opportunity to l...
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central america commcare Conferences & Meetings Hardware ICT4D IT Training mhealth Mobile Devices mobile Health Software workshops
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Publishers of "Where There Is No Doctor" launch mobile app

zena herman - April 18, 2013
From the publishers of "Where There Is No Doctor," the Safe Pregnancy and Birth App is the only comprehensive app on pregnancy and birth developed specifically for low-resource settings. Life-saving i...
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Community Health Worker Education & Curricula empowerment midwife Midwifery mobile mobile applications mobile Health Nursing Specialties Work & Volunteer Abroad
Health IT

RFA for CommCare in French West Africa

Nick Amland - March 6, 2013
Hi everybody, Dimagi is offering a Proof of Concept package to launch CommCare in French West Africa through an RFA. We’ve had great experiences with this package so far and are excited to be tryin...
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CHW CHWs commcare Community Health Workers dimagi ICT4D IT Training mhealth Mobile Devices mobile Health RFA RFP Software west africa
Health IT

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support support telemedicine t tuberculosis
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education psychosocial support Publications & Research support telemedicine tuberculosis
TB Infection Control

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 19, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
Keywords:
Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education psychosocial support Publications & Research support telemedicine tuberculosis
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Helpline for TB patients

Xeno Acharya - Nov. 14, 2012
I am doing a preliminary literature review on existing mobile/telephone helpline for TB patients in developing countries. I found decent literature on diagnosis/screening for mostly chronic diseases b...
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Community Health Workers helpline mhealth mobile Health Patient Education Publications & Research Social Support telemedicine tuberculosis support
Health IT

CommCare workshops in Dakar and Maputo. Applications due Nov 9.

Nick Amland - Oct. 15, 2012
Hi all, It is Nick from Dimagi. Below is information regarding a couple of free workshops in Dakar and Maputo that we're conducting to provide an opportunity to learn in greater depth about our mHe...
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commcare Conferences & Meetings dimagi ICT4D international health IT Training maternal and child health services mhealth mobile applications Mobile Devices mobile Health
Health IT

“Getting Started in mHealth.” Grant Opportunity. Applications due Dec 31.

Nick Amland - Sept. 27, 2012
Hi everyone, I work for Dimagi (social enterprise in the ICT for Development space), and we're launching a request for applications (RFA) in collaboration with USAID to expand our product mHealth ...
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CHW Community Health Worker india health maternal and child health services mhealth Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking RFA Software USAID
Health IT

Call for papers! Special Issue of IJTA: Applying telemedicine to population health management

Shiyi Zan - July 12, 2012
Dear GHDonline Community: I'm serving as the lead editor for the upcoming special issue of International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications, and am seeking manuscript submissions -- the main ...
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global health Health IT mobile Health population health telemedicine