m-health - merging mobile communications & network technologies for both the HCPs & pts with an efficient, secure, ubiquitous and robust infrastructure coupled with tools for the assessment and management of patient health status and the support of preventive and patient empowerment programmes.
Today, India has the right opportunity with 875 million mobile phone users, 1.55 lakh post offices, 2.38 lakh gram panchayats, 8 lakh chemists and 2.2 million SHGs spread across the nation.
The optimum utilisation of these networks, involving SHGs and training them with PoC diagnostics connected to mobile devices for diagnosis and treatment, will help deliver a cost effective and an impactful primary healthcare system for rural India.
CellScope : Portable low-cost imaging for disease diagnosis by turning the camera of a cell phone into a clinical-quality light microscope that can transmit images of patient samples remotely for evaluation by specialists.
Continuous Real-Time Monitoring and Automatic Detection of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) by having cell phone-based wearable ECG platform
http://www.text4baby.org/ free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health
Mobile Tech for ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist ) Mother and Child Tracking Reporting on Births/deaths Pregnant Mothers Vaccination Paper to electronic (Direct at Source)