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mHealth

The use of mobile communication devices (such as personal digital assistants, smart phones) to enhance the delivery of health care services and the technology for health care in the developing world.
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Tom Phillips, chief regulatory officer, GSMA, said: "This new mobile ecosystem partnership, developed by the GSMA, is committed to connecting the mobile and health industries to develop commercially sustainable m-health services that meet public health needs.
Namibia needs to offer m-government services, m-health services and m-education services to keep abreast with international developments.
Jasper Wireless' ability extends to a variety of M2M connections including but not limited to telematics, consumer electronics and m-health.
We have several projects that Safaricom is involved in that are very exciting; from an M-Health perspective we have the Changamka health card that uses technology to improve access to affordable quality healthcare through a medisave initiative.
Intelligent luggage tags and tickets will give greater reassurance whilst m-Health (mobile-Health) applications will allow travellers to manage and monitor their health and wellbeing as if they were at home.
Intelligent luggage tags and tickets will give greater reassurance while m-health (mobile-health) applications will allow travelers to manage and monitor their health and wellbeing as if they were at home.
While much of the conference focused on the potential benefits of mobile health deployments, discussion also included an examination of the limitations of m-health.
The conference, which concluded its activities on June 23, aimed at reviewing the current status of the GSM sector across the Arab world, and included numerous discussion panels covering job opportunities in the telecom sector, M-Health, electronic applications and solutions, broadband Internet services and policies, and the importance of unifying these policies
The agreement outlines the design of electronic healthcare systems for first-line medical professionals in the m-Health Pad, with the three signers to combine expertise with outreach to the public and other members of the international healthcare community to continue to introduce solutions for global mobile health services.
Among the distinguished guests was Mohammed al-Thani, director of Public Health Department, Supreme Council of Health, who attended the plenary session on the m-health and applications.
Beside Mobile data solutions for variety of needs, Etisalat has also developed industry specific innovative applications such as iPhone application for Ministry of Health (MOH) and Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), m-trading solution for brokerages, m-health application for healthcare industry and USSD technology based application for banks such as EmiratesNBD.
0, expected to be brought to market by the end of Q2, will feature a powerful low energy mode designed to enable expansion of the technology in m-health, sports and fitness, security and home entertainment scenarios where button-cell battery devices proliferate.