Johns Hopkins University

GLOBAL

mHEALTH

INITIATIVE

GLOBAL

mHEALTH

INITIATIVE

MISSION

The Global mHealth Initiative at Johns Hopkins University (GmI) strives to develop responsive innovations and provide rigorous, evidence-based support for mobile ICTs to improve global health with a focus on resource-limited settings where the global burden of disease and mortality are highest.

2019 Global Digital Health Forum

2019 Global Digital Health Forum

The call for abstracts for the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum, "Celebrating Innovation and Supporting Proven Practices at Scale", is now open! Submit here by July 5th!

Smisha Agarwal, PhD, joins GmI

Smisha Agarwal, PhD, joins GmI

Smisha Agarwal, PhD, MPH, MBA joins GmI as our new Director of Research! Click here to learn more about Dr. Agarwal and her research.

State of Digital Health Report

State of Digital Health Report

The inaugural State of Digital Health report provides the first ever snapshot of digital health ecosystems throughout the world! Read the full report here!

WHO Digital Health Guidelines

WHO Digital Health Guidelines

The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations. View the guideline here!

Registration is open!

Registration is open!

...for the Community Health Academy's first free online course through HarvardX and edX, Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs to Deliver Primary Health Care. Learn more here!

DHealth Investment Review Tool

DHealth Investment Review Tool

The Digital Health Investment Review Tool version 1.0 has been released! This tool provides high-level guidance based on widely accepted best practices that can be used to support strategic investments in the use of digital technologies to support public and global health. Check out the tool here!

WHO unveils sweeping reforms

WHO unveils sweeping reforms

In early March WHO announced the most wide-ranging reforms in the Organization’s history to modernize and strengthen the institution to play its role more effectively and efficiently as the world’s leading authority on public health, including a new Department of Digital Health. Read more here!

Digital Client Records Meeting

Digital Client Records Meeting

WHO convened digital health experts for a meeting this month on digital client records - click to learn more!

Just published:

Just published:

Best practices in scaling digital health in low and middle income countries

Digital Health Systems of the Future

Digital Health Systems of the Future

Digital strategies have been formally recognized as a critical health systems strengthening strategy to help meet the SDGs and UHC targets. This supplement to Volume 6 of Global Health: Science and Practice reviews multiple possible approaches across health system pillars, from digital referrals to decision support systems, identifying key knowledge gaps across these domains and recognizing the growth needed in the field to realize its full potential.

Transformative Digital Health Trends

Transformative Digital Health Trends

Experts from USAID, JSI, PATH, the Liberian Ministry of Health, CSIR Meraka Institute, RTI International and more discuss transformative digital health trends in international development.

Monitoring and Evaluating DHI

Monitoring and Evaluating DHI

M&E Guidelines

msimu pub

msimu pub

msimu

Book chapter cover

Book chapter cover

Nutrition & mHealth

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

Overview of JHU-GmI activities in 2017 and 2018.

2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on our increasing sophistication of engagement.

2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on how rapidly digital health is growing at Hopkins.

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on partnerships and collaborations.

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on student experiences

Social Media For Global Health

Social Media For Global Health

Join Social Media For Global Health for a webinar, Using WhatsApp to Connect, Train, and Empower Heath Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa, May 23rd 2019, 9:30-10:30am Eastern time! RSVP here.

Digital Health in Liberia

Digital Health in Liberia

Join us for Lessons From Designing a National Digital Health Platform for Remote Liberia, a seminar by Nicholas Gordon, Digital Health Lead at Last Mile Health! Friday April 5th, 12:15-1:15, JHSPH room W4013. Lunch will be provided!

Technology, Health and Human Rights

Technology, Health and Human Rights

Join the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights for a spring symposium on April 3rd at 12:15pm in W1020 at the Bloomberg School of Public Health!

Precision Medicine Symposium

Precision Medicine Symposium

Join Johns Hopkins inHealth for the Precision Medicine Symposium on May 30th, 2019. Learn more here!

Johns Hopkins Global Health Day

Johns Hopkins Global Health Day

Global Health Day 2019 will take place on March 28th!

Seminar by Dr. Alain Labrique

Seminar by Dr. Alain Labrique

"Putting Digital into Global Health: Recent Trends and Policy in Practice", a recent seminar given at Johns Hopkins by Dr. Alain Labrique on recent global trends in digital health. Click here to see the recording!

Johns Hopkins Digital Health Day

Johns Hopkins Digital Health Day

Join us at the 2nd annual Digital Health Day in Turner Conference Center on 12/13! Register here!

GDHF

GDHF

December 10-11 2018, Washington DC

World Health Summit

World Health Summit

October 14-16, Berlin

VISION

To pursue a needs-based approach to public health, to educate and to mentor, to refine methodologies for evidence-based research regarding outcomes associated with mHealth technologies, and to provide thought leadership to inform and encourage implementation of effective mHealth strategies.

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