Earlier this year, our friends at the mHealth Alliance launched a competition for mHealth entrepreneurs who are developing mobile phone technology to service the health needs in some of the most remote, hard to reach places on earth.
The mHealth Alliance is looking for talented writers and bloggers to contribute thought-provoking blog entries on HealthUnbound.org (HUB). Hosted by the mHealth Alliance, HUB is the online forum for the entire mHealth community to learn, share, and connect.
Earlier this morning, the UN Foundation held a press conference call to preview the of the June 6-9 Mobile Health Summit in Cape Town. This premiere event will bring together leaders from government, the private sector, industry, and developers and...
At the State Department this morning, Secretary Clinton announced a new public-private partnership to improve maternal health outcomes using mobile phone technology. Super model Christy Turlington Burns was also on hand for the new venture, called the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA).
At the Mobile World Congress underway in Barcelona today, the UN Foundation and Vodafone Foundation announced a new initiative to study how mobile health technologies may be harnessed to improve health care in Brazil's indigenous communities.
Today, more people have access to mobile phones than to clean water or an electrical grid. In a special guest post, Menekse Gencer explains how we can leverage the ubiquity of mobile phones to advance the Millennium Development Goals.
We are in a very unique historical moment when it comes to both mobile phone technology and global health. But in a few years time, mHealth will be so routine and seem so natural that we will wonder what life was like without it.