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mHealth: New horizons for health through mobile technologies – WHO Publication

The latest publication in the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth series – Volume 3 mHealth: New horizons for health through mobile technologies is now available at  http://www.who.int/goe/publications/ehealth_series_vol3/en/index.html

The report notes that mobile phones are now the most widely used communication technology in the world, and continue to spread at an exponential rate, especially in developing countries. The report explores how mobile devices are being used for health around the world, and includes a series of detailed case studies highlighting best practices in mHealth in different settings.

The report is a PDF file (3.4 MB).

June 14, 2011 - Posted by | miscellany, WHO | , ,

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