Efficacy

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Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) Lessons Learned

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May 14, 2018
This document highlights key operational lessons learned from four country programs—Bangladesh, South Africa, India and Nigeria—that implemented the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach.

Analyzing recommender systems for health promotion using a multidisciplinary taxonomy: A scoping review

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May 14, 2018
Recommender systems are information retrieval systems that provide users with relevant items (e.g., through messages). Despite their extensive use in the e-commerce and leisure domains, their application in healthcare is still in its infancy.

Humanitarian health computing using artificial intelligence and social media: A narrative literature review

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May 14, 2018
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 130 million people are in constant need of humanitarian assistance due to natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflicts, among other factors.

The Role of Digital Health to Support the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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May 14, 2018
On September 2015, the 193 United Nations member states agreed to continue their progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), started in the year 2000.

Digital Health for Social and Behavior Change: New Technologies, New Ways to Reach People

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May 14, 2018
Using digital technologies—such as mobile phones, computers, or tablets—to convey information and messages as part of an evidence-based multichannel social and behavior change (SBC) strategy may contribute to promoting, adopting, and maintaining healthy sexual and reproductive behavior.

Text to Quit China: An mHealth Smoking Cessation Trial.

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Jan 05, 2016

Purpose . To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a text message-based smoking cessation intervention in China. Design . Study design was a randomized control trial with a 6-month follow-up assessment of smoking status. Setting .

A novel mobile phone application to assess nutrition environment measures in low- and middle-income countries.

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Apr 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Consumer nutrition environment measures are important to understanding the food environment, which affects individual dietary intake. A nutrition environment measures survey for supermarkets (NEMS-S) has been designed on paper for use in Guatemala.

A novel multimodal tool for telemonitoring patients with COPD.

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Dec 10, 2014

Introduction: Among factors that underlie high rates of non-participation reported in telehealth interventions are the low older users' acceptance of information technologies and the low levels of non-compliance with therapy of chronic patients.

Real-time, contextual intervention using mobile technology to reduce marijuana use among youth: a pilot study.

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Dec 09, 2013

We evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of MOMENT, an intervention to reduce youth marijuana use that combines brief motivational enhancement therapy with mobile self-monitoring and responsive messaging.

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