Labrique, Alain

Commercial Video Games As Therapy: A New Research Agenda to Unlock the Potential of a Global Pastime.

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Jan 01, 0000

Emerging research suggests that commercial, off-the-shelf video games have potential applications in preventive and therapeutic medicine. Despite these promising findings, systematic efforts to characterize and better understand this potential have not been undertaken.

Prioritizing integrated mHealth strategies for universal health coverage.

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Sep 12, 2014

As countries strive toward universal health coverage, mobile wireless technologies-mHealth tools-in support of enumeration, registration, unique identification, and maintenance of health records will facilitate improved health system performance.

H_pe for mHealth: more "y" or "o" on the horizon?

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Apr 30, 2013

OBJECTIVE: Efforts in the domain of mobile health, or mHealth, have been criticized for the unfettered proliferation of pilots and a lack of a rigorous evidence base to support these strategies.

Mobile phones and social structures: an exploration of a closed user group in rural Ghana.

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Nov 15, 2013

BACKGROUND: In the Millennium Villages Project site of Bonsaaso, Ghana, the Health Team is using a mobile phone closed user group to place calls amongst one another at no cost.