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Smartphone Technology Could Improve Access To Cervical Cancer Screening For Women In Poor, Rural Areas

Global Health NOW: In Cervical “Selfies,” A Solution
“…[A new smartphone] innovation, by Israeli based firm MobileODT, is a compact medical device that comprises a powerful microscope and lighting. It incorporates an Android enabled mobile phone that takes a photograph of the cervix. This non-intrusive system enhances visual assessment (EVA) while storing a digital copy, which is relayed to a specialized application that interprets the image and also links up to other specialists for further consultation…” (Akpe, 6/28).