Using Mobile Technology to Facilitate the Health Agenda in Nigeria: Issues and Opportunities

@inproceedings{Ezenwa2013UsingMT,
  title={Using Mobile Technology to Facilitate the Health Agenda in Nigeria: Issues and Opportunities},
  author={Chioma Ezenwa and Laurence Brooks},
  booktitle={UKAIS},
  year={2013}
}
In today’s information and technology era, new opportunities abound for the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), particularly in less developed regions, for the purpose of addressing healthcare challenges in the provision of quality care to citizens. A key element is poor dissemination of timely knowledge and information to improve public health and support decision making in order to bring about improvements in all areas of healthcare delivery. This paper describes a study… CONTINUE READING

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  • This public sector initiative by the Nigerian government is in response to the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 that require member states to reduce child and maternal mortality by 75% by the year 2015.

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