Remi Valvik

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Wireless network infrastructures, notably cellular networks, are becoming a vital element for exchanging electronic data in low income countries. Several key sectors are already leveraging on cellular networks: mobile financial transactions have already gained an enormous success, and the health care sector is also aiming to tackle outstanding challenges(More)
Mobile devices are having a profound impact on how services can be delivered and how information can be shared. Sensitive information collected in remote communities can be relayed to local health care centers and from there to the decision makers who are thus empowered to make timely decisions. However, many of these systems do not systematically address(More)
Lack of infrastructures in health care and transportation, combined with the demand for low cost health services and shortage of medical professionals, are some of the known causes for loss of life in low income countries. Mobile Health (a.k.a. mHealth) is an emerging and promising health service delivery concept that utilizes mobile communication(More)
I would like to use this opportunity to give special thanks to my supervisors Federico Mancini and Khalid A. Mughal for their dedication, support and advice throughout my masters thesis. I would also like to thank Samson Gejibo who has been working on the server side of things, for his support and cooperation during the work. Thanks to Jørn I. Klungsøyr for(More)
The falling price of mobile devices with high mobile subscriber penetration rate provides an opportunity to create an affordable mobile solution to disseminate and gather health related information in remote areas in a real time. These solutions come with data security and privacy challenges, and many existing mobile data collection systems (MDCS) do not(More)
Lack of infrastructures in health care and transportation, combined with the demand for low cost health services and shortage of medical professionals, are some of the known causes for loss of life in low income countries. mHealth is an emerging and promising mobile-health technology to bridge the gap between remotely and sparsely populated low-income(More)
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