mHealth to Revolutionize Information Retrieval in Low and Middle Income Countries: Introduction and Proposed Solutions Using Botswana as Reference Point

@article{LittmanQuinn2013mHealthTR,
  title={mHealth to Revolutionize Information Retrieval in Low and Middle Income Countries: Introduction and Proposed Solutions Using Botswana as Reference Point},
  author={Ryan Littman-Quinn and Anthony A. Luberti and Carrie L. Kovarik},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2013},
  volume={192},
  pages={894-8}
}
Information retrieval (IR) practice is invaluable in health care, where the growth of medical knowledge has long surpassed human memory capabilities, and health care workers often have unmet information needs. While the information and communications technology (ICT) revolution is improving, IR in the Western world, the global digital divide has never been wider. Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) have the least advanced ICT infrastructure and service provision, and are also burdened with… CONTINUE READING