Johns Hopkins University
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
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, 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
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
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!
...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
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
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
WHO convened digital health experts for a meeting this month on digital client records - click to learn more!
Best practices in scaling digital health in low and middle income countries
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
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
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Nutrition & mHealth
2018 Annual Report
Overview of JHU-GmI activities in 2017 and 2018.
2016 Annual Report
Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on our increasing sophistication of engagement.
2015 Annual Report
Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on how rapidly digital health is growing at Hopkins.
2014 Annual Report
Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on partnerships and collaborations.
2013 Annual Report
Overview of JHU-GmI activities with a focus on student experiences
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
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
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
Join Johns Hopkins inHealth for the Precision Medicine Symposium on May 30th, 2019. Learn more here!
Johns Hopkins Global Health Day
Global Health Day 2019 will take place on March 28th!
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
Join us at the 2nd annual Digital Health Day in Turner Conference Center on 12/13! Register here!
December 10-11 2018, Washington DC
World Health Summit
October 14-16, Berlin
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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