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Using Mobile Technologies for Healthier Aging

dianagosalvez Diana Gosálvez Prados last modified 3/12/2012 14:41

The objective of this report is to provide momentum to an emerging conversation on ways mobile communications technology can help people age better and in good health. The report is mindful of the fact that different opportunities and challenges exist in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) versus developed countries.

Kwan A. Using Mobile Technologies for Healthier Aging. Washington, D.C.: mHealth Alliance; 2012. Available at: http://www.mhealthalliance.org/images/content/mhealth-and-aging-report.pdf



At the same time, this report considers how mHealth innovations occurring in each are also instructive to one another. Many of the examples in this report are drawn from developed world contexts with a view towards how programs can be tailored for LMIC conditions. This report serves both as a resource and a call-to-action for all stakeholders including project implementers, organizations, the private sector, and policymakers.

Kwan A.

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