mHealth Innovation in Asia

Grassroots Challenges and Practical Interventions

by Emma Baulch, Jerry Watkins, Amina Tariq

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Book Description

This book offers a detailed account of a range of mHealth initiatives across South, Southeast and East Asia. It provides readers with deep insights into the challenges such initiatives face on the ground, and a view of the diverse cultural contexts shaping strategies for overcoming these challenges. The book brings together various discussions on the broader mHealth literature, and demonstrates how a research focus on diverse Asian contexts influences the success and/or failure of current mHealth initiatives. It also highlights the important roles social scientists can play in advancing theoretical approaches, as well as planning, implementing and evaluating mHealth initiatives. The book is a valuable resource for project planners, policy developers in NGOs and government institutions, as well as academics, researchers and students in the fields of public health, communications and development studies.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download mHealth Innovation in Asia ebook for free in PDF format (2.0 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
138
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789402412505
ISBN10
9402412506
ISBN13 Digital
9789402412512
ISBN10 Digital
9402412514
PDF Size
2.0 MB
License
CC BY

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