Evaluating success of mobile health projects in the developing world

J Ginige, Anthony Maeder, Vanessa Long

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    Many mobile health (mHealth) projects, typically deploying pilot or small scale implementations, have been undertaken in developing world settings and reported with a widely varying range of claims being made on their effectiveness and benefits. As a result, there is little evidence for which aspects of such projects lead to successful outcomes. This paper describes a literature review of papers from PubMed undertaken to identify strong contributions to execution and evaluation of mHealth projects in developing world settings, and suggests a template for classifying the main success factors to assist with collating evidence in the future.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages13
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
    Event3rd International Conference on Global Telehealth -
    Duration: 10 Nov 2014 → …


    Conference3rd International Conference on Global Telehealth
    Period10/11/14 → …


    • cellular phone
    • developing countries
    • economics
    • evaluation studies
    • health impact assessment
    • Mobile health
    • telemedicine


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