Mobile-izing health workers in rural India

@article{Ramachandran2010MobileizingHW,
  title={Mobile-izing health workers in rural India},
  author={Divya Ramachandran and John F. Canny and Prabhu Dutta Das and Edward Cutrell},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2010}
}
Researchers have long been interested in the potential of ICTs to enable positive change in developing regions communities. In these environments, ICT interventions often fail because political, social and cultural forces work against the changes ICTs entail. We argue that familiar uses of ICTs for information services in these contexts are less potent than their use for persuasion and motivation in order to facilitate change. We focus on India's rural maternal health system where health… 

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