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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.

Usability and Acceptability of a Mobile Comprehensive HIV Prevention App for Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Pilot Study.

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Mar 10, 2017

BACKGROUND: Men who have sex with men (MSM) are the group most impacted by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic and the only subgroup in the United States among which new HIV diagnoses are not decreasing.

Use of mobile phones and text messaging to decrease the turnaround time for early infant HIV diagnosis and notification in rural Zambia: an observational study.

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Mar 08, 2017

BACKGROUND: Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection is challenging in rural sub-Saharan Africa as blood samples are sent to central laboratories for HIV DNA testing, leading to delays in diagnosis and treatment initiation.

Telemental health for children and adolescents.

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Dec 08, 2015

Most children and adolescents across the USA fail to receive adequate mental health services, especially in rural or underserved communities. The supply of child and adolescent psychiatrists is insufficient for the number of children in need of services and is not anticipated to grow.

Health worker perceptions of integrating mobile phones into community case management of malaria in Saraya, Senegal.

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May 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Although community case management of malaria increases access to life-saving care in isolated settings, it contends with many logistical challenges. Mobile phone health information technology may present an opportunity to address a number of these barriers.

mHealth innovations as health system strengthening tools: 12 common applications and a visual framework.

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Oct 03, 2014

This new framework lays out 12 common mHealth applications used as health systems strengthening innovations across the reproductive health continuum.

The challenge to avoid anti-malarial medicine stock-outs in an era of funding partners: the case of Tanzania.

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Jun 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Between 2007 and 2013, the Tanzanian public sector received 93.1 million doses of first-line anti-malarial artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in the form of artemether-lumefantrine entirely supplied by funding partners.

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