Combating Infant Mortality in Rural India: Evidence from a Field Study of eHealth Kiosk Imlementations

@article{Venkatesh2016CombatingIM,
  title={Combating Infant Mortality in Rural India: Evidence from a Field Study of eHealth Kiosk Imlementations},
  author={Viswanath Venkatesh and Arun Rai and Tracy Ann Sykes and Ruba Aljafari},
  journal={MIS Quarterly},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={353-380}
}
The United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals listed high infant mortality rates as a major problem in developing countries, especially in rural areas. Given their powerful information dissemination capabilities, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been suggested as interventions to build infant care awareness and modify healthcare behaviors. We examine how the use of one ICT intervention—eHealth kiosks disseminating authenticated and accessible medical information—can… CONTINUE READING