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I've got 99 problems but a phone ain't one: electronic and mobile health in low and middle income countries

Abstract:

Mobile technology is very prevalent in Kenya-mobile phone penetration is at 88% and mobile data subscriptions form 99% of all internet subscriptions. While there is great potential for such ubiquitous technology to revolutionise access and quality of healthcare in low-resource settings, there have been few successes at scale. Implementations of electronic health (e-Health) and mobile health (m-Health) technologies in countries like Kenya are yet to tackle human resource constraints or the pol...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1136/archdischild-2015-308556

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
10
Pages:
974-979
Publication date:
2016-06-13
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:8f1f2a9e-f7b0-4136-8944-64cc17246ba2
Source identifiers:
628389
Local pid:
pubs:628389

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