Family Planning Services

Sustainable Cost Models for mHealth at Scale: Modeling Program Data from m4RH Tanzania.

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Jan 30, 2016

BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that mobile phone health interventions ("mHealth") can improve health behaviors and outcomes and are critically important in low-resource, low-access settings.

Harnessing information technology to improve women's health information: evidence from Pakistan.

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Sep 09, 2014

BACKGROUND: More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public space.

Reaching remote health workers in Malawi: baseline assessment of a pilot mHealth intervention.

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May 02, 2012

mHealth has great potential to change the landscape of health service delivery in less developed countries--expanding the reach of health information to frontline health workers in remote areas. Formative, process, and summative evaluation each play an important role in mHealth interventions.

Qualitative study of health information needs, flow, and use in Senegal.

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Jun 25, 2012

Many health professionals and policymakers in Africa lack access to the information needed to make evidence-based decisions for effective health care.

Evaluating feasibility, reach and potential impact of a text message family planning information service in Tanzania.

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Jan 11, 2013

BACKGROUND: The objective of this research was to evaluate the feasibility, reach and potential behavioral impact of providing automated family planning information via mobile phones to the general public in Tanzania.