U.S. Using Mobile Technology To Improve Health In Africa
Politico: Mobile tech on the Africa health frontier
“Billions have been spent to bring AIDS medicines to patients in Africa, but a technology with just as much lifesaving potential can be had for pennies: the text message. As African leaders gather for a summit with President Barack Obama this week, U.S. health agencies are beginning to invest in programs to help expand mobile health technology, which has the potential to dramatically improve life for millions in sub-Saharan Africa, the world’s poorest region…” (Allen, 8/4).
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