Category Archives: mHealth Resources

  • Maternal messaging & mHealth programmes: Empowering and enabling decision makers to include mHealth services into their budgets

    December 8, 2014 | GSMA | Global

    Sustaining grant- or donor-funded mHealth services once funding has come to an end is a major challenge worldwide. This has largely been attributed to a lack of understanding of the true financial implications as well as a lack of empirical … Continue reading

  • GSMA Country Feasibility Report: Ghana 2014

    December 3, 2014 | GSMA | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in Ghana, as well as an overview of mobile and health in Ghana. View the report 

  • Maternal mHealth: Solution / Product and Technology Framework

    December 2, 2014 | GSMA | Global

    This mHealth Product / Solutions and Technology (P&T) Framework provides principles, models, concepts, and guidelines for delivering interoperable mobile solutions for maternal health. It broadens and extends previous work developed by the GSMA and others and was developed based on … Continue reading

  • mHealth for MNCH Impact Model

    November 25, 2014 | Asha

    This mHealth monitoring and evaluation framework facilitates the measurement of a common set of indicators across all implementing partners, while accommodating differentiation across service providers and implementing strategies.

  • Blueprint: Ebola Mobile Response

    October 24, 2014 | Asha

    The GSMA, through its Mobile for Development mHealth and Disaster Response programmes, has developed the Ebola Mobile Response, comprised of three phases and which is replicable across countries. This document sets out the response in the form of a blueprint … Continue reading

  • South Africa: mHealth Community Health Worker Research

    September 3, 2014 | webteam

    This document presents the findings of Community Healthcare Worker research undertaken in South Africa, with the aim of providing insights for the development and launch of mHealth services. Read the full report

  • South Africa: End Consumer Primary Research

    July 2, 2014 | webteam | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document presents the findings of end consumer primary research undertaken in South Africa, with the aim of providing insights for the development and launch of mHealth services. Read the full report

  • GSMA Country Feasibility Report: Nigeria 2014

    May 27, 2014 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in Nigeria, as well as an overview of mobile and health in Nigeria. View report

  • GSMA Country Feasibility Report: Malawi 2014

    May 19, 2014 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in Malawi, as well as an overview of mobile and health in Malawi. View report

  • GSMA Country Feasibility Report: South Africa 2014

    May 6, 2014 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in South Africa, as well as an overview of mobile and health in South Africa. View report

  • South Africa mHealth Feasibility Report

    September 19, 2013 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document aims to provide an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in South Africa from the mobile operator perspective, by describing at a high level: The opportunity for mHealth; Current mHealth services; Implementation landscape; Policy / regulatory environment; and … Continue reading

  • South Africa mHealth Landscape

    August 28, 2013 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    This document provides an in-depth landscaping of mHealth in South Africa. Download here

  • GSMA mHealth Infographic: MDG 6 – How mHealth is Supporting the Combat of HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases

    December 5, 2012 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This infographic highlights the How mHealth is Supporting the Combat of HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Download here

  • Webinar Slides: How to maximise the impact of mHealth services for maternal and child health

    November 14, 2012 | Mobile for Development | Global

    These are the slides for GSMA mHealth’s webinar “How to maximise the impact of mHealth services for maternal and child health” which occured on 13 November 2012. Download here View a recording of the webinar

  • Using mHealth to Support Universal Health Access

    May 30, 2012 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This report discusses: Current State of Global Healthcare: Health Gains & Failures; Global & Regional Overview of mHealth Services; mHealth Services Addressing Universal Health Indicators; Review of 794 Mobile Operators’ Involvement in mHealth; Examples within the mHealth Categories and Regions; and the Future Development … Continue reading

  • Health Hotline Services in Emerging Markets

    May 30, 2012 | Mobile for Development | Global

    Health hotlines (medical call centres) play an important role particularly in preventative medicine and disease diagnosis, strengthening over-burdened health facilities and healthcare service delivery, especially in developing countries Download here

  • Integrating Healthcare: The Role and Value of Mobile Operators in eHealth

    May 29, 2012 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This paper explores the emerging role of mobile operators in eHealth: the GSMA presents opportunities for mobile operators to play a significant role in integrating systems, organisations and people across the health system, effectively integrating mobile into the health patient … Continue reading

  • South Africa Mobile Health Market Opportunity Analysis Full Report

    October 4, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    Healthcare stakeholders are increasingly turning their attention to the opportunities that can be enabled through the application of mobile technologies in health. Despite a significant body of research documenting the potential benefits of mobile within healthcare, there remain a number … Continue reading

  • South Africa Mobile Health Market Opportunity Analysis Summary

    October 4, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Sub-Saharan Africa

    Healthcare in South Africa is at a critical juncture, facing profound inequalities between public and private healthcare, escalation of costs and critical shortages of healthcare professionals. These and other challenges require immediate, innovative and scalable solutions. There must be a … Continue reading

  • MET Key Design Considerations for Service Development

    September 1, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    Mobile Health technologies and services are proliferating as both the healthcare and mobile industries become increasingly aware and interested in their potential to improve efficiencies and access while reducing costs. The number of wellness and health related applications has grown … Continue reading

  • MET Framework for Technology Assessment for Mobile Health

    September 1, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This paper aims to help mobile industry develop a strategy around the architecture that is needed to deliver on Mobile Health strategies, including the extent to which existing infrastructure can be leveraged, which net new capabilities need to be created, … Continue reading

  • MET Mobile Health Services Marketing

    September 1, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This paper provides an initial look at the current state of Mobile Health services marketing in developing countries and begins to synthesise the learnings and draw out the differences with respect to the marketing and promotion of Mobile Health services … Continue reading

  • Mobile Health in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    March 1, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This overview examines the extent to which mobile applications can support the pharmaceutical sector. It will examine why these applications have largely not been driven by the mobile industry, and identifies the potential role for MNOs if they want to … Continue reading

  • Mobile Health in the Health Insurance Industry

    March 1, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    This overview examines the extent to which mobile applications can support the health insurer sector. It will examine why these applications have largely not been driven by the mobile industry, and identifies the potential role for MNOs if they want … Continue reading

  • Policy and Regulation for Innovation in Mobile Health

    February 11, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    As healthcare systems around the world tackle the challenges of rising demand and expectations, mobile communications are opening up new possibilities for improving access, for freeing time for clinicians to spend on care rather than administration, and for engaging people … Continue reading

  • Mobile Health: Who Pays?

    February 8, 2011 | Mobile for Development | Global

    Published by GSMA & ATKearney. Mobile Health is big news in the telecoms industry. Although there is little consensus on the size, or even scope, of the global market for mobile health, several sources predict a market in the United … Continue reading