Please RSVP: How Are Community Health Workers Using ICT?

Across the continent, Africans are receiving health care by frontline health workers in every situation imaginable, from modern hospitals to primary care facilities and health posts in rural villages. In most of these situations, there will probably be a mobile phone. There may even be more than that.

Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States


ICT Consultants: The World Bank needs several ICT consultants in the following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kenya, Moldova, and Tanzania.

The mHealth Reality Booth: Your Daily Dose of Real at mHealth Summit 2011

Some of the top organizations and corporations working in the mobile technology and health space will gather December 5–7 at the mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C.

Monitoring and Evaluation is broken. Let's really break it.

One of the sad truths that emerged at the Technology Salon on ICTs and M&E was that failure in development is rarely about the project performance, but about winning the next contract.

Smart Connect: a SMS communication appliance for rural healthcare

The first SMS, or “text” message, was sent over Vodafone’s network in December 1992. By most accounts, it read simply “Merry Christmas.” Using just fifteen of the permitted 160 characters, it was an appropriately succinct beginning to what is today by far the most widely used data service worldwide.

The Key to Launching the Fee-For-Service Approach in Global mHealth

Lately I’ve been researching the players in the mHealth industry in developing countries. Organizations using a fee-for-service approach offer a powerful vehicle for lasting change, and I’ve found a fair number of them involved in global mHealth.

mHealth Webinar: Mobile Tools 101 on Ushahidi, Medic Mobile, EpiSurveyor

Have you ever wondered about the different mHealth software applications that you hear about in the ICT4D conversations? Would you like to better understand how each works, and which one would work the best for you?

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