Mobile Health

Briefs

Photo of a group of women in medical coats pointing to charts on a wall.

We developed this brief, which explores SPRING’s work in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as a companion brief on our work in Ghana for designers and implementers of multi-sectoral nutrition...

Location: Kyrgyz Republic

Activities

dashboard that shows a map of Burkina Faso with the areas in which SPRING works highlighted in green.

SPRING is developing an interactive GIS mapping tool that allows users to view the geographic distribution and summaries of nutrition, WASH, and SBC activities in the Sahel, making...

Success Stories

Faustina Kiisi, a community health nurse at Tolon Health Center, reaches out to her colleagues on WhatsApp.

With WhatsApp, nurses and other health workers can turn to colleagues for assistance at any time.

Resource Review Summaries

Mobile phone technology has the potential to initiate behavior change and facilitate the long-term maintenance of new behaviors. This paper reviews the existing m-agri and m-health...

The new eLENA app for iPhone and Android smartphones allows users to access much of the content of eLENA, the World Health Organization (WHO)’s e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions,...

The “Hb Meter,” a new mobile app field tested by Africare’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program, is the first non-invasive test for anemia that detects hemoglobin levels using a mobile phone’s...

Empowering smallholder farmers through access to mobile technology can further nutrition outcomes. This article examines the experience of female smallholder farmers in Tanzania and...

Keywords: Mobile Health
Location: Tanzania