The incredible potential to improve global health delivery through appropriate use of health information technology (HIT) drives discussion in this community. Members connect to learn about feasibility, planning, and implementation of a broad spectrum of HIT projects, including electronic medical record systems and mobile devices.

Community moderators

Amal Bholah
University of Edinburgh; University of Mauritius
Joaquin Blaya, PhD
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH; eHealth Systems; Harvard Medical School; Partners In Health - PIH
A/Prof. Terry HANNAN
American Medical Informatics Association - AMIA; Australasian College of Health Informatics - ACHI
Naomi Muinga
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Recent discussion topics

An Introduction to Global Health

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 07 Feb, 2016 1 Reply

Below is the link for an edx free course which I thought would be of interest. An Introduction to Global Health Understanding challenges and solutions to global health issues from an inter-disciplinary perspective.…

What are new technologies for 2016?

By Joaquin Blaya, PhD on 02 Feb, 2016 6 Replies

Hi, As we’re beginning 2016, I wanted to reach out to the community and see what new technologies they’ve seen that are promising for this coming year to help improve health, and do you know of local organizations that are trying to build technologies that…

Recruiting a senior e/mHealth advisor

By Alice Liu on 02 Feb, 2016 1 Reply

Hello friends. The USAID-funded Maternal and Child Survival Project (MCSP) position, a project consortium led by Jhpiego, is recruiting for a senior e/mHealth Advisor (link and job description included in this post below). We need someone who can both…

New community members

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Mwayi Nyirenda

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Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre

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atukuzwe enock

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Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation, Tanzania

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Tanzania, United Republic of

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Sarah Schwarzmann

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Greater Baltimore Medical Center

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United States