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Doctors Are Preferred Source of Health Info in East Africa

Technology is fundamentally changing the way that individuals engage their health. People are taking an increasingly active role in their health decisions and behaviors, often turning to the internet and digital tools for health information and access. Understanding how the health consumer landscape is shifting is important for health providers and the broader health care industry in order to better…
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Patient Motivation: A case study on health care vouchers through text messages

In Kenya, mHealth is improving access to information and health service delivery. access.mobile International along with PharmAccess Foundation seeks to understand how to best engage patients and improve health outcomes through mHealth interventions. Together, we conducted a study of SMS-based bulk messaging and vouchers for health care to identify the impact on health-seeking behaviour in Kenya. As presented by…
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