Resource Spotlight: mHealth Support Tools for Improving the Performance of Frontline Health Workers: An Inventory and Analytical Review
With rapidly increasing mobile phone penetration rates in many countries, governments and private organizations are exploring how mobile technology and connectivity can be used to support and achieve improved health outcomes for women
This report outlines how mobile technology could support tne performance of front line health workers, including: support end-to-end patient management, including registration, assessment and monitoring;improve productivity using tools to organize daily work plans; reinforce training and health behaviour messages for FLHWs and patients through learning modules. [adapted from authors]
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The HRH Global Resource Center has other resources on this topic including:
- Mobile-izing Health Workers in Rural India
- Smart Phones Improving Clinical Outcomes
- Mobile Learning for HIV/AIDS Healthcare Worker Training in Resource-Limited Settings
For additional resources on this topic, visit the eHealth and mHealth subject category.
Past Resource Spotlights
- Applying the HRH Action Framework to Develop Sustainable Excellence in the Health Supply Chain Workforce
- Analysis of Human Resources for Health Strategies and Policies in 5 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa in Response to GFATM and PEPFAR-Funded HIV Activities
- Effect of Ethiopia's Health Extension Program on Maternal and Newborn Health Care Practices in 101 Rural Districts: A Dose-Response Study