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Mobile Health Interventions in LMICs: Lessons and Ethical Implications

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Chevy Chase Auditorium

1800 Orleans St.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD 21287

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Join us for a seminar on mobile health interventions in low- and middle-income countries, featuring an international panel of experts from Bangladesh, Tanzania and Uganda.

Panelists:

  • Professor Meerjady Sabrina Flora, MBBS, MPH, PhD, Director, Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Honorati Masanja, BSc, MSc, PhD, Chief Executive Director, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
  • Dr. Elizeus Rutebemberwa, MBChB, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health Uganda

Moderator: Dr. Alain Labrique, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Schedule:

Mobile health panel: 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Reception: 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. in the reception hall outside the auditorium

Takeaways:

  • Lessons learned from conducting mobile phone surveys to collect NCD risk factor data in Bangladesh, Tanzania and Uganda
  • Expert and community member perceptions about the acceptability of using mobile phones to collect data
  • Ethical, legal and societal implications of collecting mobile health data
  • How this will help surveillance efforts in LMICs: Implications going forward
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Chevy Chase Auditorium

1800 Orleans St.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD 21287

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