How Mobile Phone Technology Can Fight Maternal Mortality | UN Dispatch

There is a growing body of evidence that demonstrates the potential of mobile communications to radically improve healthcare services — even in some of the most remote and resource-poor environments. The key applications for mHealth (defined as the use of mobile communications for health services and information) in developing countries are:

* Education and awareness

* Remote data collection

* Remote monitoring

* Communication and training for healthcare workers

* Disease and epidemic outbreak tracking

* Diagnostic and treatment support

* Appointment reminders (to patients and workers)

via How Mobile Phone Technology Can Fight Maternal Mortality | UN Dispatch.

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