Technical brief: mHealth for maternal and newborn health in resource-poor and health system settings, Sierra Leone

Abstract

The research project – ‘mHealth for maternal and newborn health in resource-poor community and health systems settings, Sierra Leone’ – is funded by the DFID programme on New and Emerging Technologies, Research Competition. This technical brief summarises findings from Phase 1, a feasibility study which aims to generate further understanding of the key issues involved in mHealth (mobile communication technology for health, such as the use of mobile phones by health workers). The findings will guide the development of more extensive implementation research in Phase 2 (due to be started end 2011).

Citation

Technical Brief (Phase 1, feasibility study). 6 pp.

Technical brief: mHealth for maternal and newborn health in resource-poor and health system settings, Sierra Leone

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