Ashir Ahmed

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Insufficient healthcare facilities and unavailability of medical experts in rural areas are the two major reasons that kept the people unreached to healthcare services. Recent penetration of mobile phone and the demand to basic healthcare services, remote health consultancy over mobile phone became popular in developing countries. In this paper, we(More)
This article proposes a new focus of research for mul-timedia conferencing systems which allows a participant to flexibly select another participant or a group for media transmission. For example, in a traditional conference system, participants' voices might by default be shared with all others, but one might want to select a subset of the conference(More)
— Media and the vectors of its transmission is private information and should be made available only to authorized participants in a conference. In a traditional conference system, users' voices might by default be shared with all others, but a participant might want to select a subset of the conference members to send his/her media to or receive streams(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of non-communicable diseases is increasing throughout the world, including developing countries. OBJECTIVE The intent was to conduct a study of a preventive medical service in a developing country, combining eHealth checkups and teleconsultation as well as assess stratification rules and the short-term effects of intervention. (More)
SUMMARY This study looks at how an e-Health System can reduce morbidity (poor health) in unreached communities. The e-Health system combines affordable sensors and Body Area Networking technology with mobile health concepts and is called a Portable Health Clinic. The health clinic is portable because all the medical devices fit inside a briefcase and are(More)
One billion people (15% of the world population) are unreached in terms of accessing to quality healthcare service. Insufficient healthcare facilities and unavailability of medical experts in rural areas are the two major reasons that kept the people unreached to healthcare services. Recent penetration of mobile phone and the unmet demand to basic(More)
Presently, 75% of the world’s population do not have access to the Internet. Most of them are people at the BOP (Base of the Pyramid, the poorest but largest economic group in the world). Many of the efforts to popularize ICT focus on increasing villagers’ access to facilities and on training in ICT use to demonstrate the power of ICT(More)
This research examines how smaller businesses can derive business value from the use of social media. Conducted from the SME perspective, the study first examines the relevant literature to identify the key issues involved in the use of social media. It then examines five established case studies and the case firms' websites. The extracted data is used to(More)