HealthLine: Speech-based access to health information by low-literate users

J. Sherwani, N. Ali, S. Mirza, A. Fatma, Y. Memon, M. Karim, R. Tongia, R. Rosenfeld
2007 2007 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development  
Health information access by low-literate community health workers is a pressing need of community health programs across the developing world. We present results from a needs assessment we conducted to understand the health information access practices and needs of various types of health workers in Pakistan. We also present a prototype for speechbased health information access, as well as discuss our experiences from a pilot study involving its use by community health workers in a rural
more » ... rs in a rural health center.
doi:10.1109/ictd.2007.4937399 dblp:conf/ictd/SherwaniAMFMKTR07 fatcat:puu5y4ezsjfxvb6emdayoxwyum