The two organizations have partnered to provide the course based on the pervasive interest in the topic of mobile health (mHealth) as well as the need to develop more skills and exchange of best practices among practitioners in the sector.
This is the first global online certificate course of its kind.The Mobile Phones for Public Health course will examine how mobile technologies are revolutionizing approaches to patient management, health education, diagnostics, and logistics.
Through case studies, guest expert interviews, multimedia tutorials, interactive exercises, and live demonstrations of tools, participants will explore topics like SMS (text message) communication programs, smartphone applications, and health information systems for data collection and management.
Pre-Course Survey: TechChange and mHealth Alliance are seeking input from the mHealth community and other individuals interested in mHealth to ensure the course includes the information, topics, tools, and skills of greatest relevance.
This outreach is being conducted via a survey the feedback from which will help shape the learning experience of this course.