Chapter 11

m-Health in Public Health Practice

A Constellation of Current Evidence

Surajudeen Abiola Abdulrahman a , and Kurubaran Ganasegeran b       a Emergency Medicine Department, James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom      b Clinical Research Center, Seberang Jaya Hospital, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Seberang Jaya, Penang, Malaysia

Abstract

Beyond the earlier skepticism that greeted its usefulness and applicability in public health practice, m-Health has continued to gain significant support and acceptability among public health practitioners in terms of the ease with which its features and reach have been harnessed to address global disease prevention and health promotion objectives. Research ...

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