Facility-based health worker

A formally recognized member of the health system responsible for directly or indirectly providing health services, including: physicians, nurses, midwives and other clinical staff; pharmacists and laboratory technicians; environmental and public health workers

The ALMANACH Project: Preliminary Results and potentiality from Afghanistan

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Bernasconi | 
A | 
Crabbé | 
F | 
Rossi | 
R | 
Qani | 
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Raab | 
M | 
Du Mortier | 
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May 14, 2018
ALMANACH (ALgorithms for the MANagement of Acute CHildhood illnesses) is an electronic version of IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illness) running on tablets.

The validity and reliability of remote diabetic foot ulcer assessment using mobile phone images.

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Aug 26, 2017

Despite their potential for telemedicine in diabetic foot ulcer treatment, diagnostic accuracy of assessment of diabetic foot ulcers using mobile phone images is unknown. Our aim was to determine the validity and reliability of remote diabetic foot ulcer assessment using mobile phone images.

Integrating mHealth at point of care in low- and middle-income settings: the system perspective.

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Aug 25, 2017

While the field represents a wide spectrum of products and services, many aspects of mHealth have great promise within resource-poor settings: there is an extensive range of cheap, widely available tools which can be used at the point of care delivery.

Viral mHealth​.

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Aug 25, 2017

Thousands of mHealth applications are developed every year, but few of these spread or 'go viral'. Even clinical applications that provide health benefits and social value often linger after an initial pilot phase.

Policymakers and mHealth: roles and expectations, with observations from Ethiopia, Ghana and Sweden.

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Aug 25, 2017

The rapid increase in mobile phone use and other telecommunication technologies in health care during the past decade has paved the way for optimism.

Point-of-care mobile digital microscopy and deep learning for the detection of soil-transmitted helminths and Schistosoma haematobium.

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Aug 25, 2017

BACKGROUND: Microscopy remains the gold standard in the diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases. As resource limited, rural areas often lack laboratory equipment and trained personnel, new diagnostic techniques are needed.

Are mobile health applications useful for supporting shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions?

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Aug 25, 2017

Mobile health (mHealth) applications intended to support shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions are increasingly available. In this paper, we discuss some recent studies on mHealth applications with relevance to shared decision making.

Medical mobile technologies - what is needed for a sustainable and scalable implementation on a global scale?

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Aug 25, 2017

Current advances within medical technology show great potential from a global health perspective. Inexpensive, effective solutions to common problems within diagnostics, medical procedures and access to medical information are emerging within almost all fields of medicine.

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