Resource Spotlight: mHealth Support Tools for Improving the Performance of Frontline Health Workers: An Inventory and Analytical Review

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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
and children.

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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