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Participatory design of a health informatics system for rural health practitioners and disadvantaged women

Mia Liza A. Lustria, Michelle M. Kazmer, Robert L. Glueckauf, Robert P. Hawkins, Ebrahim Randeree, Ivee B. Rosario, Casey McLaughlin, Sarah Redmond
2010 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
PARTICIPATORY DESIGN OF A HEALTH INFORMATICS SYSTEM 3 Abstract While advances in highly-targeted therapies and increased use of mammogram services have contributed to the overall decline of breast cancer  ...  This paper reports results of formative research conducted as part of a larger study focused on the participatory development of an electronic reminder system for breast cancer screening.  ...  The paper also discusses health informatics solutions, system design challenges and directions for future research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21390 fatcat:hm7szi6z7jgufbi65pvtv3zlci

Design and implementation of an m-health data model for improving health information access for reproductive and child health services in low resource settings using a participatory action research approach

Joseph Thobias, Achilles Kiwanuka
2018 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
The aim of this study was to design and implement a mHealth data model with an intention of improving mothers' knowledge of Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) services in rural environments and to remind  ...  Reproductive and Child Health sections of Buigiri dispensary and Chamwino health centre were purposively selected.  ...  JT designed the methodology, customized the system and collected the data. JT and AK analyzed and interpreted the findings, prepared the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12911-018-0622-x pmid:29941008 pmcid:PMC6019504 fatcat:jx7atycnvjdizfwjgfkowojx7e

Integrating participatory design and health literacy to improve research and interventions

Linda Neuhauser
2017 Information Services and Use  
of health systems, and that there is a notable mismatch between them.  ...  This article focuses on research findings about health literacy and participatory design to improve health promotion, and practical guidance and case examples for researchers, practitioners and policymakers  ...  Participatory design activities are now underway to adapt printed information into Internet and mobile platforms. • Maternity Leave Resources for Pregnant Women.  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-170829 fatcat:chixwnpgb5d3fmqdpu4q7ly32i

Participatory Epizootiology Research of Settled Pastoralists in Igangan Grazing Reserve, Southern Guinea Agro-Pastoral Zone, Oyo State, Nigeria: First Report

OO Babalobi
2011 Nigerian Veterinary Journal  
A Participatory Epizootiology Research of a Fulani agropastoralist settlement scheme, the Igangan Grazing Reserve, Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria between 2007 and date, is ongoing under a University of Ibadan  ...  The objective is to identify and rank the expressed epizootiological and livestock health problems, as well as the socio-economic needs related to livestock-keeping, of the pastoralists in the study area  ...  Participation is a tool for empowerment, particularly of the poor and of rural women.  ... 
doi:10.4314/nvj.v32i1.69001 fatcat:3dblgupd5bd7jjdqjvxxzgj6eu

Contemplating public policy in HIV/AIDS online content, then where is the technology spirit?

Fay Cobb Payton, James Kiwanuka-Tondo
2009 European Journal of Information Systems  
By interacting with a group of healthcare experts and practitioners during a 14-month period, we sought to understand the site's meaning and indications as its mission is to disseminate HIV/AIDS and other  ...  Further, our findings suggest that AST is a research framework that functions as a source for the notion of spirit.  ...  systems design in the absence of social norms can be applicable to a plethora of healthcare contexts.  ... 
doi:10.1057/ejis.2009.16 fatcat:r3s6pu5qhvgxnhzhcb33vrcwqm

Towards design of citizen centric e-government projects in developing country context: the design-reality gap in Uganda

Stephen Kyakulumbye, Shaun Pather, Mmaki Jantjies
2019 International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management  
We argue that co-creation could be a feasible approach for the design of e-government application services towards efforts to bridge the design-reality gap.  ...  The results which are based on a participatory action research methodology reveal that there exists a glaring design-reality gap between e-government policy planners and citizens' aspirations.  ...  Special projects of interest for design are those that lead to social change transformation, through design for social good.  ... 
doi:10.12821/ijispm070403 doaj:fc1c860b98744a9fa4267736c1c1777c fatcat:ksntwaeanbbbdg3p7mxgqie7pu

A Framework to Research the Social Determinants of ICTs for E-Health

Lareen Newman, Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva
2015 Journal of Community Informatics  
explanations for ICT use and e-health access, ie the social determinants of ICTs for e-health.  ...  This article discusses the challenges of combining significantly different methodological approaches to investigate citizens' access to e-health.  ...  use of ICTs for health purposes by women and mothers as health brokers for their families).  ... 
doi:10.15353/joci.v11i3.2706 fatcat:ugcyrs4r3bh2hffrs2iuvowmly

Learning from low income countries: what are the lessons?: Hands on course may help deliver obstetric care

Peter Blackwell-Smyth, Michael Breen, Kim Hinshaw
2004 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Two tools for well-being: health systems and communities. Am J Prev Med 1994;10(suppl 3):23-5. 2 Poudyal AK, Jimba M, Murakami I, Silwal RC, Wakai S, Kuratsuji T.  ...  A traditional healers' training model in rural Nepal: strengthening their roles in community health. Trop Med Int Health 2003;8:956-60. 3 Sato C, Jimba M, Murakami I.  ...  Literate women tend to earn more and are better at accessing health and other services for economic development. 5 Health for All by the Year 2000 failed to meet its goals in many countries.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.329.7475.1184-b pmid:15539687 pmcid:PMC527737 fatcat:hu4bsxyvhbeldojlqwrou2tnla

Health promotion through self-care and community participation: Elements of a proposed programme in the developing countries

Khanindra Kumar Bhuyan
2004 BMC Public Health  
Discussion: A broad outline is proposed for designing a health promotion programme in developing countries, following key strategies of the Ottawa Charter for health promotion and principles of self care  ...  There is a window of opportunity for promoting self care and community participation for health promotion.  ...  SB Rifkin, who reviewed the paper and inspired me with many suggestions, based on which much of the paper was rewritten.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-4-11 pmid:15086956 pmcid:PMC419355 fatcat:smyu6jrxdjdm7cd7lb5nffhkdq

Applying the Digital Health Social Justice Guide

Caroline A. Figueroa, Hikari Murayama, Priscila Carcamo Amorim, Alison White, Ashley Quiterio, Tiffany Luo, Adrian Aguilera, Angela D. R. Smith, Courtney R. Lyles, Victoria Robinson, Claudia von Vacano
2022 Frontiers in Digital Health  
Equitable design; 3. Privacy and data return; 4. Stereotype and bias; 5. Structural racism.ConclusionWe provide a guide with five key topics and questions for social justice digital health research.  ...  Encouraging researchers and practitioners to ask these questions will help to spark a transformation in digital health toward more equitable and ethical research.  ...  Integrating community-based participatory research and informatics approaches to improve the engagement and health of underserved populations. J Am Med Inform Assoc.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2022.807886 pmid:35295620 pmcid:PMC8918521 fatcat:cw4l4cwkafg5nip6doqvwrevtq

Modern Extension Approaches for Livelihood Improvement for Resource Poor Farmers

Krishna M. Singh, Dibyanshu Shekhar
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Participatory Action Research (PAR) Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) is an umbrella term for a wide range of approaches and methodologies, including Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Rapid Rural  ...  Modernizing national agricultural extension systems: Agricultural Extension can be defined as providing need-and demand-based knowledge and skills to farm households (men, women and youth) in a non-formal  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2704829 fatcat:zfciflseszb6vm2hbc2meifpzy

E-governance in a fishermen community: a case study of Pondicherry

B. Bowonder, Akshay Jain, G. Narendra Kumar
2005 International Journal of Services Technology and Management  
This paper analyzes the application of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in egovernance by studying a detailed case on e-governance initiative in a fisherman's community in the union  ...  territory of Pondicherry, India taken up by an NGO.  ...  Detailed surveys revealed that women in rural families are interested in obtaining health-related information--particularly concerning disorders in the reproductive tract and in child health.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijstm.2005.007412 fatcat:kjh3josa6zcdhdprgsauyixee4

Human choice and ICT policy: Introduction to the HCC8 Conference proceedings [chapter]

Matthew L. Smith, Peter van der Besselaar, Chrisanthi Avgerou
2008 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
In HCC studies, as well as in kindred research streams such as Social Informatics [6, 17] , Participatory Design [10, 23] , and the Social Study of ICT [3] , the shaping of ICT-mediated social arrangements  ...  and mobile phone networks in rural Mozambique and a study of the use of mobile telephony by women fishmongers and fish processors in Senegal.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-84822-8_1 fatcat:um3wfttprrcelbibnljk66zto4

Just telling and selling: current limitations in the use of digital media in public health

C. Clar, M. Dyakova, K. Curtis, C. Dawson, P. Donnelly, L. Knifton, A. Clarke
2014 Public Health  
Objective: To undertake a scoping review and to map research in the area of digital media use in public health. Study design: Scoping review.  ...  Methods: PubMed, PsycINFO, Google and major textbooks of public health communication and health psychology were searched for primary studies or systematic reviews examining the use of digital media in  ...  Acknowledgement Many thanks to the whole PHILM (Public Health Impact and Learning through Media) group for their contribution to the scoping project, especially to Professor Jeremy Wyatt and Professor  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2014.09.009 pmid:25443388 fatcat:afdw4lcltrgirb652qxjzsnwz4

IMF Staff Country Report 03/177 Bangladesh: interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

International Monetary Fund
2003 IMF Staff Country Reports  
This country document for Bangladesh, dated March 2003 ; is being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member country as a service to users of the IMF website.  ...  financing needs and major sources of financing.  ...  Where life-saving skills are concerned, women are at a disadvantage due to social confinement and are more vulnerable to violence, personal injury, drowning, and health hazards.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451802757.002 fatcat:3iaf427m3zeqnpfoco53ammoha
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