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Gifted Mom, mobile health platform for mothers and pregnant women

Sudip Bhandari - April 23, 2015
I want to share this incredible story of a young entrepreneur who has developed a mobile health platform, Gifted Mom, to help mothers and pregnant women access medical advice in rural communities in C...
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Ashish Jha on harnessing the energy of technology to engage patients and improve care

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - Dec. 17, 2014
Today we are thrilled to welcome Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH as our final Keynote Speaker for this Breakthrough Opportunities event with the Commonwealth Fund. Ashish is Director of the Harvard Global ...
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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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Students aim to combat malaria with smartphone software

Kavitha Nallathambi - April 13, 2011
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida | Fri Apr 8, 2011 9:24am EDT ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A team of graduate students has created a new smartphone application they say will allow healthcare ...
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data collection in the field: low-tech vs. high tech

Maria May - May 23, 2010
Hi, I visited HIV prevention programs (part of Gates' Avahan Initiative) in urban India earlier this year that rely heavily on peer educators, each of whom is responsible for providing services for a...
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Launch of openXdata in Kampala, Uganda

Julia Irani - Nov. 20, 2009
OpenXdata – a complete open source mobile phone solution for surveys and studies launched version 1.0 this month! Kampala, Uganda November 12, 2009 – Researchers from Makerere University and their...
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Mobile Health: The potential of mobile telephony to bring healthcare to the majority

Sophie Beauvais - Jan. 9, 2009
Mobile Health: The potential of mobile telephony to bring healthcare to the majority Beauvais Sophie
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Crosspost: Building an SMS Network into a Rural Healthcare System: A Guide

Vinay Mohta - Oct. 13, 2008
Josh Nesbit just published a guide for building SMS networks in rural healthcare settings based on his own experience in the field. He posted the resource in the Adherence and Retention community. P...
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