A new online course on mHealth Basics is now available on the USAID Global Health eLearning Center. The mHealth course features lessons learned and a case study from Catholic Relief Service’s ReMiND project, a CommCare-supported project focused on the delivery of prenatal and postnatal care in Uttar Pradesh, India. If you are interested in learning about mHealth, make sure to check out this three hour course!

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About the course:  mHealth Basics: Introduction to Mobile Technology for Health is a self-paced three-hour eLearning course that provides an introduction to the emerging field of mHealth and an overview of best practices for mHealth solution development. The focus of the course is on mHealth applications commonly used in developing country contexts. The course covers the definition of mHealth, its potential uses, benefits and limitations as well as various applications in developing countries. The course also covers preliminary conclusions of mHealth evidence and describes recommended best practices of mHealth solution planning, design, monitoring and evaluation, scale-up and sustainability. Resources for additional information about mHealth are also included.