APDIP e-Note 22 - e-Health Tools for the Asia-Pacific Region

APDIP e-Note 22 - e-Health Tools for the Asia-Pacific Region

This APDIP e-Note provides an overview of the benefits and challenges of some of the most used e-Health tools. Important lessons learned in e-Health in the Asia-Pacific region are highlighted through three case studies from Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The APDIP e-Note also examines different approaches to e-Health, such as the use of free and open source software (FOSS) and the relationship between e-Health and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Finally, considerations for policy makers are discussed.

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Stine Loft Rasmussen
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