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Enhancing community volunteer acceptance through strong branding

October 10, 2017 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Uganda | Willie Ngumi

In an earlier blog post, we described Living Goods’ model – their ability to harness the power of micro-entrepreneurs to redefine rural trade and promote healthy behaviours during ...
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Digital future of healthcare: Opportunities and roadblocks

September 28, 2017 | mHealth | Global | Global | Natalia Pshenichnaya

GSMA has been working in the digital health space since 2010, implementing programmes, providing support to practitioners, documenting best practices, exploring potential of big data for ...
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Presenting the GSMA mHealth Gender Toolkit

September 17, 2017 | mHealth | Global | Global | Guest Blogger

This is a guest blog by Alexandra Tyers. Alex is a gender and ICT4D specialist, and has spent many years designing mobile solutions for women and girls in emerging markets. Did you know ...
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Nutrition goes digital in Kenya

September 12, 2017 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | Willie Ngumi

As mobile technology continues to grow with penetration rates in Kenya currently at 86.2 per cent, and a subscriber base of 39.1 million as of March 2017 (source – Communications ...
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Mobile enabled last mile solution to health referrals – the case of PSI Familia e-referral service in Tanzania

August 15, 2017 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | Willie Ngumi

On Tuesday, 11 July 2017, the mHealth working group went for a field visit hosted by Population Services International (PSI) Tanzania. PSI/Tanzania supports the Ministry of Health and ...
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The role of mobile in increasing nutritional behaviour change in Malawi

July 31, 2017 | mHealth | Sub-Saharan Africa | Malawi | Alexander Roche

“In 2016 my wife was pregnant and I was following this service because I wanted to follow the right nutritional procedures so that my wife should give birth to a strong and healthy ...
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