Public Health

Assessing the feasibility of eHealth and mHealth: a systematic review and analysis of initiatives implemented in Kenya.

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Feb 10, 2017

BACKGROUND: The growth of Information and Communication Technology in Kenya has facilitated implementation of a large number of eHealth projects in a bid to cost-effectively address health and health system challenges.

Mobile Phone Health Applications for the Federal Sector.

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Feb 14, 2016

PURPOSE: As the US healthcare system moves toward a mobile care model, mobile phones will play a significant role in the future of healthcare delivery.

Do "Virtual" and "Outpatient" Public Health Tuberculosis Clinics Perform Equally Well? A Program-Wide Evaluation in Alberta, Canada.

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Dec 24, 2015

BACKGROUND: Meeting the challenge of tuberculosis (TB) elimination will require adopting new models of delivering patient-centered care customized to diverse settings and contexts.

Just telling and selling: current limitations in the use of digital media in public health: a scoping review.

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Dec 08, 2014

OBJECTIVE: To undertake a scoping review and to map research in the area of digital media use in public health.

STUDY DESIGN: Scoping review.

Social media activism and Egyptians' use of social media to combat sexual violence: an HiAP case study.

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Sep 13, 2014

This paper represents a case study of how social media activists have harnessed the power of Facebook, Twitter and mobile phone networks to address sexual harassment in Egypt. HarassMap plots reports of sexual harassment on a Google Map and informs victims of support services.

How 2 txt: an exploration of crafting public health messages in SMS.

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Aug 21, 2014

BACKGROUND: Health care providers are an important target audience for public health emergency preparedness, response and recovery communications.

A mobile-phone immunization record in Ontario: uptake and opportunities for improving public health.

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Dec 10, 2014

A free iPhone app was designed to help parents in Ontario track their children's vaccination records. It was launched in the iTunes app store on 20 November 2012. There were 4867 downloads in the following 12 months. We observed that downloads of the app were correlated with media coverage.

Community health workers and mobile technology: a systematic review of the literature.

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Jun 18, 2013

INTRODUCTION: In low-resource settings, community health workers are frontline providers who shoulder the health service delivery burden. Increasingly, mobile technologies are developed, tested, and deployed with community health workers to facilitate tasks and improve outcomes.

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