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Mhealth in Practice: Mobile Technology for Health Promotion in the Developing World

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 208 Nombre de pages
Zusammenfassung Leading researchers and practitioners identify the best practices in using mobile technologies to promote healthy ... Lire la suite
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Description

Zusammenfassung Leading researchers and practitioners identify the best practices in using mobile technologies to promote healthy behaviours and reduce unhealthy ones, placing a special focus on developing countries.

Auteur

Jonathan Donner is Researcher in the Technology for Emerging Markets Group, Microsoft Research, India. Patricia Mechael is the Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance, United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC, USA; and faculty at the Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, USA.



Contenu

Contents Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements 1. mHealthy Behaviors: Engaging Researchers and Practitioners in a Facilitated Dialogue on Mobile-mediated Health Behavior Change 2. State of Behavior Change Initiatives and How Mobile Phones are Transforming It 3. mHealthy Behavior Studies: Lessons from a Systematic Review 4. Developing and Adapting a Text Messaging Intervention for Smoking Cessation from New Zealand for the United Kingdom 5. mHealth hope or hype: experiences from Cell-Life 6. Tele-self-management support for Type 2 Diabetes: Working through public primary care centers in Santiago, Chile 7. Mobile Persuasive Messages for Rural Maternal Health Error! 8. MOTECH 9. Experiences from the MediNet Project: The Programmer's Perspective 10. Text to Change: Pioneers in using mobile phones as persuasive technology on health in Africa 11. Freedom HIV/AIDS: Mobile Phone Games for Health Communication and BC 12. Adhere.IO 13. Conclusion

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Mhealth in Practice: Mobile Technology for Health Promotion in the Developing World
Sous-titre: Mobile Technology for Health Promotion in the Developing World
Éditeur:
Code EAN: 9781780932293
ISBN: 978-1-78093-229-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Bloomsbury Academic
Genre: Sciences naturelles en général
nombre de pages: 208
Poids: 340g
Taille: H231mm x B155mm x T20mm
Année: 2012
Auflage: New