In this month's Bulletin
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2012;90:321-321. doi: 10.2471/BLT.12.000512
In the editorials of this special theme issue on e-health, Najeeb Al-Shorbaji & Antoine Geissbuhler (322) discuss how to establish an evidence base for e-health, while JEWC van Gemert-Pijnen et al. (323) look at ways to improve the credibility of e-health technologies.
In the news section, Claire Keeton (326–327) examines ways of measuring e-health impact, while Michael Dumiak (328–329) looks into the future of e-health. In an interview, five leading e-health thinkers (330–331) debate key challenges in the field.
Using mobile phones for HIV diagnosis
Phil Seidenberg et al. (348–356) examine how mobile phone texting helped diagnosis in infants.
Improving patient care
Maria Beatriz Alkmim et al. (373–378) assess how a telehealth network has helped patients in Minas Gerais.
United Republic of Tanzania
Improving data quality
Jørn Braa et al. (379–384) examine how workshops have boosted data use in Zanzibar.
Keeping track of influenza
Soatiana Rajatonirina et al. (385–389) look at the African island’s ‘real time’ surveillance system.
Africa, Cambodia, Pacific Islands, Ukraine
Richard Wootton et al. (341–347) discuss how telemedicine delivers humanitarian services.
e-health in low and middle-income countries
Trevor Lewis et al. (332–340) present findings from the Center for Health Market Innovations.
e-health boons and barriers
Frances S Mair et al. (357–364) examine factors that promote or inhibit e-health implementation.
Impact of e-health
John D Piette et al. (365–372) discuss the next step for e-health in low and middle-income countries.
Changing behaviour through m-health
Harsha Thirumurthy & Richard T Lester (390–392) see how m-health can be used in resource-limited areas.
m-health: care in your pocket
Alastair van Heerden et al. (393–394) offer a research agenda.
S Yunkap Kwankam (395–397) says organized national infrastructure is needed for e-health.
Health research and the public good
John-Arne Røttingen et al. (398–400) examine how to secure research in developing countries.