Mobile eHealth solutions for developing countries

For decades the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-BDT) is undertaking various activities related to the study of the potential benefit of eHealth and telemedicine solutions and services in the health care sector of developing countries. It also demonstrates applications by implementing pilot projects in different countries. In accordance with the decisions made by the WTDC in Doha (Qatar) in 2006, BDT began to study Mobile eHealth. The main goal of ITU-D SG2, Question 14 was formulated as Mobile eHealth.
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The effectiveness of social campaigning measured via mobile technology

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, in partnership with the Rural Electrification Agency and GTZ joined forces to enable people in rural Uganda to buy affordable solar systems during the Access to Solar campaign. TTC together with Research Africa conducted a survey in order to evaluate the use of these solar systems in Uganda by using SMS and telephones at a call centre.

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