1. eHealth in Tanzania: the users of HIS
Partners: This project is part of a larger “Contributing to capacity building of developing and using health information systems (HIS) in Tanzania”, funded by Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
PI: Dr Annariina Koivu
Funding period: 2017-2020
Funder: Finnish Christian Medical Society FCMS
This project investigates and supports the skills and competencies of eHealth users in Tanzania
2. mHealth for improving continuity of care in South Africa
Partners: Karolinska Institutet, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Edinburg University, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
PI: Prof Anna Thorson, Karolinska Institutet
UTA contact: Salla Atkins
Funding period: 2013-2018
Funder: Swedish research council
This project investigates the feasibility of a mobile application to improve continuity of care of chronic disease patients (including TB and HIV) in a rural setting in South Africa. The project is complete and writeup is ongoing.