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.

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.

Live from the mHealth Summit

UN Dispatch is at the mHealth Summit in Washington, DC this week.  Check out the live stream for an ongoing conversation about how mobile technologies are being harnessed to advance global health.