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Integrated Healthcare Information Services Through Mobiles (IHISM). Henry Nyongesa University of Botswana. Digital Exclusion. Digital exclusion is most evident in Africa Attributable to poor communications infrastructure in most countries Case: Mobile telephony in Botswana

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integrated healthcare information services through mobiles ihism

Integrated HealthcareInformation ServicesThrough Mobiles (IHISM)

Henry Nyongesa

University of Botswana

digital exclusion
Digital Exclusion
  • Digital exclusion is most evident in Africa
    • Attributable to poor communicationsinfrastructure in most countries
  • Case: Mobile telephony in Botswana
    • 80% of communication lines are cellular
    • 80% of the populated areas covered
    • 1 in 2 adults has access to a mobile phone
  • Mobile telephony represents the best solution for digital inclusion in Africa (computer literacy is still low; HCI is not natural)
information therapy
Information Therapy
  • Ignorance and lack of access to relevant information is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in Africa
  • Information can be a powerful form of therapy
    • Personalized Information is provided to patients as part of therapy regimen
    • Minimize visits to physicians for patients suffering from chronic conditions, such HIV/AIDS
  • Need for access to informationwhen patients migrate
ihism project overview
IHISM Project Overview
  • Information to compliment clinical management of HIV/AIDS
  • Development
    • Portals for mobile telephony information access
    • Models for user information needs
    • Multimedia local content
  • Pilot and evaluate (proof of concept)
    • Pilot application, evaluate effectiveness of services
  • Infrastructure and capacity building
    • Researchers: Social/scientists, carers
    • Community: Application providers, end-users
germane issues
Germane Issues
  • Representation of individual user information needs
    • How to identify patients in a mobile set-up
  • Geographical context of the project
    • Acquisition, translation and presentation of multimedia content in local languages
  • Information presentation for users who are semi-literate or illiterate
    • Natural Interaction
needs analysis
Needs Analysis
  • Automatic Reminders
    • Evaluate effectiveness of such reminders
  • Surveys and Research
    • Privacy/Confidentiality/Security
  • Databases of FAQ
    • Personal Information Agents
  • Transmission of (PDA) Field Data
  • Mobile VideoConferencing (Telemedicine)
research issues
Research Issues
  • Text to Speech
    • Audio Output
  • Speech Recognition
    • Recognize standard speech input
  • Natural Graphical Languages
    • Geographical-context Graphic Icons
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for morethan 85% of HIV/AIDS sufferers
  • 14 million children are orphanedby HIV/AIDS, 11 million of them in Africa
  • A multi-faceted approach is neededto combat the epidemic
  • Provide
    • Technology to assist clinical management of HIV/AIDS
    • Empower sufferers and carers with information
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