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Telefonica’s AxisMed: Optimising healthcare resources in Brazil

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Wednesday 15 May 2019 | Brazil | Case study | Latin America & the Caribbean | mHealth | Mobile Health |

Greater demand for healthcare services in Brazil, driven largely by a rapidly increasing elderly population and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), is straining public and private healthcare resources alike.

CASALUD: A suite of digital health services for the prevention and management of NCDs

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Monday 18 Feb 2019 | Mexico | mHealth |

Over the last 30 years, Mexico has experienced an epidemiological transition, with a shift away from infectious towards non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In 2016, NCDs accounted for 80 per cent of Mexico’s mortalities and it is ...

Doc990 – Enhancing patient access to healthcare services in Sri Lanka through mobile

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Friday 21 Dec 2018 | Asia and Australia | mHealth | Report | Resource | Sri Lanka |

In Sri Lanka, high broadband adoption and smartphone penetration present an opportunity to use mobile app-based services to address some of the country’s challenges with the provision of healthcare. These include rapid growth of the ...

Mezzanine’s Stock Visibility Solution

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Wednesday 11 Jul 2018 | English | mHealth | Nigeria | Resource | South Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Zambia |

In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), inefficient supply chain management can lead to stockouts of medicine at public health facilities, complicating the treatment and management of a range of diseases. Poor and rural communities that depend on ...

Webinar – Creating mobile health solutions for behaviour change

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Tuesday 5 Jun 2018 | Case study | English | mHealth | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Video | Webinar |

For the last four years, the GSMA mHealth programme, under the mNutrition Initiative funded by UK aid, has been working with mobile operators and other mobile and health sector stakeholders to support the launch and scale of mobile ...

Creating mobile health solutions for behaviour change: A study of eight services in the mNutrition Initiative portfolio

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Thursday 5 Apr 2018 | Content creation and stylization | Digital literacy | Digital skills | English | Ghana | Kenya | Malawi | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Mozambique | Nigeria | Product development and product design | Report | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | Uganda | User insights and data | Zambia |

For the last four years, the GSMA mHealth programme, under the mNutrition Initiative funded by UK aid, has been working with mobile operators and other mobile and health sector stakeholders to support the launch and scale of mobile ...

Living Goods Uganda: A community health service leveraging mobile technology

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Thursday 5 Apr 2018 | Case study | Content creation and stylization | Digital literacy | Digital skills | English | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Operational best practices | Product development and product design | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Uganda |

By providing frontline health workers with smartphone based job aids and delivering life-saving maternal and newborn child health (MNCH) information directly to end-users, Living Goods has improved the nutrition knowledge and ...

Webinar – Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby: Best practices from one of the largest mHealth services in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Wednesday 14 Mar 2018 | Case study | English | Gender | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Mobile literacy | Product development and product design | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | User insights and data | Video | Webinar |

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby (HPHB) is a mobile health text-messaging service available across four major mobile network operators (MNOs) in Tanzania - Airtel, Tigo, Vodacom and Zantel. The service delivers localised, timely and ...

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby – A mobile health service offered in partnership with leading mobile operators in Tanzania

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Monday 12 Feb 2018 | Case study | Content creation and stylization | Digital literacy | English | Local content | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Product development and product design | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | User insights and data |

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby (HPHB) is an mHealth value added service (VAS) that delivers pregnancy and maternal and newborn child health content via SMS. Thanks to the successful partnership with leading mobile operators, ...

The impact of mobile on maternal health in Tanzania

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Tuesday 10 Oct 2017 | English | Gender | Global | mHealth | Resource | Tanzania | Video |

Our GSMA Chief Regulatory Officer, John Giusti visits two innovative services in Tanzania, a birth registration programme for children under the age of five that has reached over one million children and Wazazi Nipendendi, a service ...

The impact of mobile on expecting mothers and their children

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Tuesday 10 Oct 2017 | English | Global | mHealth | Resource | Tanzania | Video |

Our GSMA Director General, Mats Granryd visits two innovative services in Tanzania, a birth registration programme for children under the age of five that has reached over one million children and Wazazi Nipendendi, a service for ...

mHealth Gender Webinar: Key principles and tips to reach women

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Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 | Content creation and stylization | Digital literacy | Digital skills | English | Gender | Global | Local content | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Mobile Internet for Women | Product development and product design | Resource | Toolkit | Video | Webinar |

There is a large and growing gender gap in mobile usage as well as access. There are a number of different reasons for this mobile gap in women’s access to, and use, of mobile, which include affordability, social and cultural norms, ...

mHealth Design Toolkit – Ten principles to launch, develop and scale mobile health services

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Thursday 27 Jul 2017 | Content creation and stylization | Digital literacy | English | Global | Local content | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Operational best practices | Product development and product design | Resource | Toolkit |

The mHealth Design Toolkit is a collection of insights, tools and key principles to increase adoption and customer uptake of mobile health services by involving end-users in the service development process. mHealth services have ...

Scaling digital health in developing markets

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Monday 3 Jul 2017 | Digital literacy | Digital skills | English | Latin America & the Caribbean | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Research | Resource | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

Digital health is taking its first steps in some African, Asian and Latin American markets, with a widespread view that greater use of technology and digital solutions can help address key healthcare issues: expanding healthcare ...

The Journey of Telenor My Health in Pakistan

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Monday 19 Dec 2016 | Case study | English | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Pakistan | Report | Resource | South Asia |

Telenor My Health is a health and wellness service provided by Telenor Pakistan, reaching over half a million users in urban, semi urban and rural regions of Pakistan. In this case study we showcase the journey to scale for the ...

Kilkari: A maternal and child health service in India – Lessons learned and best practices for deployment at scale

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Tuesday 25 Oct 2016 | Case study | English | India | mHealth | Mobile access and use | Resource | South Asia |

In January 2016, the Government of India launched a nation-wide mobile health programme designed by BBC Media Action. The service, ‘Kilkari’, is designed to benefit nearly 10 million new and expecting mothers by providing audio based ...

mNutrition Market Access in Zambia: The Costs and Health Impacts of Mobile Messaging for Nutrition

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Monday 14 Sep 2015 | Business model | English | mHealth | Research | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | Sub-Saharan Africa | User insights and data | Zambia |

Understanding the true cost of an mNutrition service is essential for long-term sustainability. In consultation with the GSMA, the Palladium has developed an mNutrition Financial Forecast Model (FFM) to calculate the potential uptake ...

mNutrition Market Access in Mozambique: The Costs and Health Impacts of Mobile Messaging for Nutrition

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Monday 14 Sep 2015 | Business model | English | mHealth | Mozambique | Research | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | Sub-Saharan Africa | User insights and data |

Understanding the true cost of an mNutrition service is essential for long-term sustainability. In consultation with the GSMA, the Palladium has developed an mNutrition Financial Forecast Model (FFM) to calculate the potential uptake ...

Catalysing mHealth Services for Scale and Sustainability in Nigeria

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Friday 29 May 2015 | Business model | Case study | English | mHealth | Nigeria | Product development and product design | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | Sub-Saharan Africa | User insights and data |

This report presents a number of initiatives launched by the Nigerian government, including the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Week and Saving One Million Lives (SOML), in 2009 and 2012 respectively. These initiatives aim to ...

The Use of Mobile to Drive Improved Nutrition Outcomes: Successes and Best Practices from the mHealth Industry

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Thursday 9 Apr 2015 | Business model | Case study | English | Global | mHealth | Product development and product design | Resource | Social impact and behavioural change | User insights and data |

This report showcases a selection of mNutrition activities being implemented in the GSMA mHealth programme’s priority countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The report also investigates the best practices which have contributed to the ...