A Breakthrough in mHealth: The First SIM app for Global Health!

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on June 7, 2011June 20, 2017By: Raji Mohanam, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)The MHTF has long been a proponent of mobile health (mHealth) technology and its potential to improve maternal health outcomes.  A MHTF-supported project undertaken by Medic Mobile announced a breakthrough this week at the mHealth Summit in Cape Town. Medic Mobil has developed the world’s first SIM application for global health!Medic Mobile is building a more connected network of community health workers through a SIM application that can be used on a range of phones, including the most inexpensive kinds which are widely used in the developing world. So now, a simple cell phone can enable improved communication, education and collaboration between clinic-based doctors, health care workers and their patients in remote locations!For all the details read the full press release here.  Also take a look at a dedicated landing page with an overview of the application here.Share this:last_img

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