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Can a New Tool Help Contain the Deadly MERS Virus?

mHealth solutions are helping to contain an outbreak

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From the mHealth Summit: When Making Diagnoses Becomes A Game

How the gaming community is helping to diagnose malaria.

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From the mHealth Summit: Do Cell Phones Really Make a Difference in Health Programs?

Because of the newness of the field, the data is not fully clear on whether mobile phones demonstrably improve health outcomes–though the signs are promising.

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From the mHealth Summit: Why Health Depends on Equality

A veteran of the movement explains that the most innovative development in women’s healthcare isn’t breaking technology – it’s good, old-fashioned girl power.

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Previewing the Mobile Health Summit

The 2012 GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa this week. At the conference, mhealth practitioners from around the world will swap stories, share ideas, show off their new wares and discuss how mobile platforms are reshaping the global health landscape.

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Mobile Phones for MDGs

The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) is a mobile phone health initiative partnership led by USAID and Johnson & Johnson, with support from the  mHealth Alliance and the United Nations Foundation. Recently, members of the MAMA partnership conducted a series of site visits in Bangladesh. This blog post comes from MAMA Global Partnership Director, Kirsten Gagnaire, and is part of the “blog tour series” reporting on the site visits and experience in Bangladesh.

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