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A FRAMEWORK FOR MOBILE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN DEVELOPING NATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA

Fabiyi, F. J. and Ayo, C. K. and Oni, Aderonke A (2017) A FRAMEWORK FOR MOBILE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY IN DEVELOPING NATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA. In: CUCEN 2017, Covenant University, Ota.

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Abstract

Health systems in developing nation especially low and low-middle income countries is characterised with numerous challenges which ranges from inefficient health information system, poor health delivery system, mortality and morbidity rate of disease and ailments, inadequate health manpower etc. The growth of ICT especially in developing nations has been on the increase bringing about a lot of invention amongst which mobile technology is one. Mobile technology as a significant ICT tool has the ability of penetrating into both the urban and rural areas and bringing about disruptive changes and development. The impact of technology has being seen in health system to bring across innovative inventions like telemedicine, telehealth, e- health, m-health and has provided solutions to diverse health challenges. This paper presents a mobile health (m-health) framework for providing promising sustainable healthcare services and health related information in developing countries using supporting technologies & tools support based on availability, ease to access, and affordability.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2018 19:53
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2018 19:53
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10346

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