Tag: SMS healthcare

mHealth in Africa not flashy but still effective

Dr. Donan Mmbando, the Director of Preventive Services at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Tanzania presented ‘Use of Mobile Technologies for Family Planning and Reproductive Health.’ Using SMS through mobile phones to help in family planning. While the rise of smart phones and integration of apps has been seen in the US, mobile phones are still demonstrating effect in lower economic regions in healthcare management.