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    Mobile Maternal Health Product and Technology Framework

    October 22, 2014 |
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    This mHealth Product / Solutions and Technology (P&T) Framework has principles, models, concepts, and guidelines for delivering interoperable mobile solutions for maternal health. It was developed based on information and research carried out during the implementation of a national pregnancy registry (NPR) and maternal messaging program in South Africa, known as the MomConnect project, as well as other mobile and maternal health programs and projects in other countries, such as Rwanda.

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    South Africa: mHealth Community Health Worker Research

    September 3, 2014 |
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    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.

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    South Africa: End Consumer Primary Research

    July 2, 2014 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Research
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    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.

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    GSMA Country Feasibility Report: Nigeria 2014

    May 27, 2014 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Presentation, Research
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    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in Nigeria, as well as an overview of mobile and health in Nigeria.

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    GSMA Country Feasibility Report: Malawi 2014

    May 19, 2014 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Presentation, Research
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    This document provides an overview of the feasibility of mHealth in Malawi, as well as an overview of mobile and health in Malawi.

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    GSMA Country Feasibility Report: South Africa 2014

    May 6, 2014 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Presentation, Research
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    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.

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    South Africa mHealth Feasibility Report

    September 19, 2013 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Research | Research
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    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 Options for scaling.

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    South Africa mHealth Landscape

    August 28, 2013 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Research
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    This document provides an in-depth landscaping of mHealth in South Africa.

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

    December 5, 2012 | | Global | Research, Infographic
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    This infographic highlights the How mHealth is Supporting the Combat of HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Other Diseases, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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

    November 14, 2012 | | Global | Presentation
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    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.

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    View a recording of the webinar

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    Using mHealth to Support Universal Health Access

    May 30, 2012 | | Global | Presentation, Research
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    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 of the mHealth Tracker.

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    Health Hotline Services in Emerging Markets

    May 30, 2012 | | Global | White Paper
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    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

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

    May 29, 2012 | | Global | White Paper
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    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 pathway.

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    South Africa Mobile Health Market Opportunity Analysis Full Report

    October 4, 2011 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | White Paper, Case Study
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    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 of obstacles to realising this potential and achieving sustainability.

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    South Africa Mobile Health Market Opportunity Analysis Summary

    October 4, 2011 | | Sub-Saharan Africa | Case Study, White Paper
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    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 renewed and major investment in health if current gaps in provision are to be filled, something the Government is already planning with its introduction of a new National Health Insurance scheme.

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    MET Key Design Considerations for Service Development

    September 1, 2011 | | Global | White Paper
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    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 exponentially as consumers incorporate health and fitness information and tools into their mobile lifestyle.

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    MET Framework for Technology Assessment for Mobile Health

    September 1, 2011 | | Global | White Paper
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    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, considerations for integration into other systems from other partners and stakeholders.

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    MET Mobile Health Services Marketing

    September 1, 2011 | | Global | White Paper
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    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 relative to traditional health services or other mobile VAS.

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    Mobile Health in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    March 1, 2011 | | Global | White Paper
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    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 take on a larger portion of this sector.

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    Mobile Health in the Health Insurance Industry

    March 1, 2011 | | Global | White Paper
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    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 to take on a larger portion of this sector.

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    Policy and Regulation for Innovation in Mobile Health

    February 11, 2011 | | Global | Research, White Paper
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    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 in their own health and wellness.

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    Mobile Health: Who Pays?

    February 8, 2011 | | Global | Research
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    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 States on the order of 4.5 billion dollars within the next two to three years.

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