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Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs (2021)
Journal Article
Robson, E., Hampshire, K., Abane, A., Kasim, A., Owusu, S., & Mariwah, S. (2021). Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs. World Development Perspectives, 23, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wdp.2021.100317

The use of mobile phones is fast transforming the healthcare delivery landscape in Ghana. A substantial number of health facilities are now dependent on mobile phones to facilitate their work. Evidence of the use of mobile phones in Ghana’s healthcar... Read More about Mobile phone use and the welfare of Community Health Nurses in Ghana: An analysis of unintended costs.

Informal mhealth at scale in Africa : opportunities and challenges (2021)
Journal Article
Owusu, S. A., Kasim, A., Hampshire, K., Mwase-Vuma, T., Alemu, K., Abane, A., …Kasim, A. S. (2021). Informal mhealth at scale in Africa : opportunities and challenges. World Development, 140, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2020.105257

© 2020 The extraordinary global growth of digital connectivity has generated optimism that mobile technologies can help overcome infrastructural barriers to development, with ‘mobile health’ (mhealth) being a key component of this. However, while ‘fo... Read More about Informal mhealth at scale in Africa : opportunities and challenges.

Formalising ‘informal’ mHealth in Ghana: Opportunities and challenges for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) (2021)
Journal Article
Mariwah, S., Machistey Abane, A., Asiedu Owusu, S., Kasim, A., Robson, E., Castelli, M., & Hampshire, K. (in press). Formalising ‘informal’ mHealth in Ghana: Opportunities and challenges for Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Global Public Health, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2021.1874467

While mobile phones promise to be an important tool for bridging the healthcare gaps in resource-poor areas in developing countries, scalability and sustainability of mobile phones for health (mhealth) interventions still remain a major challenge. Me... Read More about Formalising ‘informal’ mHealth in Ghana: Opportunities and challenges for Universal Health Coverage (UHC).