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Access to Cell Phones in Low Income Settings

“WelTel is committed to providing evidence-based, patient-centered health solutions, through the use of mobile phone technologies such as low-cost SMS (text messaging) for the management of HIV/AIDS, TB, MNCH, PMTCT, immunization and other health issues” As a mobile phone intervention, the foundation of the WelTel platform relies on the ubiquity of cell phones. Before we […]

Medication adherence: A value for all

As stated by the World Health Organization: “Increasing the effectiveness of adherence interventions may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in specific medical treatments” (WHO, 2003). Understanding and improving adherence is one of the main objectives of the mHealth research group. This blog series will focus on […]