[Air-L] [mobile-society] Ph.D. in the area of Health provision via mobile communication (mHealth) in the developing world (fwd)
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Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 13:09:12 +0100
From: richard.ling at telenor.com
To: mobile-society at googlegroups.com
Subject: [mobile-society] Ph.D. in the area of Health provision via mobile
communication (mHealth) in the developing world
Please distribute the attached announcement to those who might be interested in this possibility
M-health is an emerging phenomenon both in the developed and the developing world. It has been found that m-health is one area where there is a large potential for a meaningful contribution into the lives of individuals.
We are interested in candidates for a three year Ph.D. to be run through the IT University of Copenhagen in the area of health provision via mobile communication in the developing world. The Ph.D. would be at the crossroads between information technology, development studies and evaluation research.
It is possible that the Ph.D. will include interaction with other Nordic Universities that are working in the same area in addition to institutions in developing world. The specific topic of the work could include:
- Survey and evaluation of existing programs
- User and usability studies
- Development studies
- Evaluation and contextualization of mHealth systems
In order to apply please contact Rich Ling (rili at itu.dk) for more information.
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