Implementation of m-health applications in Botswana: telemedicine and education on mobile devices in a low resource setting.

@article{LittmanQuinn2013ImplementationOM,
  title={Implementation of m-health applications in Botswana: telemedicine and education on mobile devices in a low resource setting.},
  author={Ryan Littman-Quinn and Chikoti Mibenge and Cynthia Antwi and Amit Chandra and Carrie L. Kovarik},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={120-5}
}
Although Botswana has recently been categorised as an upper middle income country, it is burdened by a scarcity of resources, both human and technological. There are barriers to patients' access to specialized care and healthcare providers' access to medical knowledge. Over the past three years, the Botswana-University of Pennsylvania Partnership (BUP) has piloted four mobile telemedicine projects in the specialties of women's health (cervical cancer screening utilizing visual inspection with… CONTINUE READING
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