M-Health


Why m-health promises to be a winning solution

  • Low network maintenance
  • Remote monitoring in rural areas
  • Phones are always on, computers are not
  • Carrying a Phone/Tablet is part of a modern lifestyle
  • Using a small portable multi-communication computing device is convenient, economical, practical and personal

Examples of m-health initiatives – Argentina, Botswana, China, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

Issues include: Dealing with epidemics and a shortage of healthcare workers. Largest killer diseases - malaria and AIDS

Opportunities: explosive growth of mobile communications over the past decade offers a new hope for the promotion of quality healthcare

Phones offer a management platform for administration and monitoring of anti-retroviral treatment programs. Foundations to address the developing world’s health crisis set up by such philanthropists as Bill Gates.

For further Information: M Health

 

Engineering Futures and Dr Steve Myers Talk

 
Monday 23rd of February 2015
 

Engineering Futures and Dr Steve Myers Talk

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Tuesday 10th of February 2015

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Tony Byrne, Professor of Photocatalysis

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Tony Byrne, Professor of Photocatalysis

When & where Wednesday, 22 October 2014 18:30 at the Jordanstown campus Lecture Theatre 9F03

NIBEC Lecture Series begins in mid - October

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