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Ebola in West Africa: Helping people find the healthcare information they need

If you do a search on Google for Ebola health education materials, you get 9,340,000 results. I am reminded of the metaphor of trying to drink from a fire-hose, describing the increasing problem of not being able to find the information you need in an ocean of information that you don't need.

Health information on Wikipedia is going from strength to strength (9)

...The reason I write for Wikipedia rather than a specialized wiki is that Wikipedia is what the world is reading. While one may have less control on Wikipedia than a specialized site, only through working together will our shared goals be achieved more quickly or likely at all.

Understanding the Role of mHealth and Other Media Interventions for Behavior Change to Enhance Child Survival and Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Evidence Review.

Given the high morbidity and mortality among children in low- and middle-income countries as a result of preventable causes, the U.S. government and the United Nations Children's Fund convened an Evidence Summit on Enhancing Child Survival and Development in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries by Achieving Population-Level Behavior Change on June 3-4, 2013, in Washington, D.C.

Introduction - mHealth Expert Learning Program (mHELP)

The mHealth Expert Learning Program (mHELP) seeks to provide health implementers (govts, NGOs, UN agencies etc) with all the resources they need to get mobile health successfully integrated into their health programs. This includes advice and support around mHealth, access to written resources (How to guides, Frequently Asked Questions etc) and access to highly skilled mHealth experts around the world who are part of our Expert Network...

Mobile Technology Can Equip Health Workers for Ebola Challenges Ahead

IntraHealth International: Ebola Interactive Voice Response course and Ebola SMS course
 
(With thanks to Kate Tulenko, IntraHealth International)
 
'Two new mobile learning courses developed by CapacityPlus lead partner IntraHealth International offer specialized guidance on care and prevention for health workers in Ebola-affected areas, delivered through SMS text messages or through interactive voice response on simple mobile phones.
 

Wikipedia Working to get Ebola Content into as Many Languages as Possible

We at Wikipedia are busy translating content on Ebola as well as many other key diseases into as many languages as we can find volunteers per here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Medicine/Translation... ... We have recently added a new collaborator to our efforts, Rubric who have volunteered their expertise and helped us get content into an additional dozen or so African languages. ...

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