Functionality

Does it work as intended?

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.

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.

A systematic review of balance and fall risk assessments with mobile phone technology.

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Aug 27, 2017

Falls are a major health concern for older adults. Preventative measures can help reduce the incidence and severity of falls. Methods for assessing balance and fall risk factors are necessary to effectively implement preventative measures.

Development and Open Pilot Trial of an HIV-Prevention Intervention Integrating Mobile-Phone Technology for Male Sex Workers in Chennai, India.

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Dec 30, 2015

In India men who have sex with men and engage in sex work (i.e., male sex workers; MSW) have a high risk of transmitting HIV. Globally, sex workers have become more spatially mobile due to advances in mobile-phone technology.

Mental Health Mobile Apps: From Infusion to Diffusion in the Mental Health Social System.

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Nov 06, 2015

The roles of mental health educators and professionals in the diffusion of mental health mobile apps are addressed in this viewpoint article. Mental health mobile apps are emerging technologies that fit under the broad heading of mobile health (mHealth).

A counselor in your pocket: feasibility of mobile health tailored messages to support HIV medication adherence.

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Oct 22, 2015

PURPOSE: Medication adherence is a major challenge in HIV treatment. New mobile technologies such as smartphones facilitate the delivery of brief tailored messages to promote adherence. However, the best approach for tailoring messages is unknown.

The application of mHealth to mental health: opportunities and challenges.

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Oct 14, 2015

Advances in smartphones and wearable biosensors enable real-time psychological, behavioural, and physiological data to be gathered in increasingly precise and unobtrusive ways.

Client perceptions of the mental health engagement network: a qualitative analysis of an electronic personal health record.

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Oct 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Information technologies such as websites, mobile phone applications, and virtual reality programs have been shown to deliver innovative and effective treatments for mental illness.

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