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mHealth: New Horizons for Health through Mobile Techologies

The survey by the WHO highlights that the dominant form of mHealth today is characterized by small-scalepilot projects that address single issues in information sharing and access. There were only limited larger mHealth implementations (primarily supported by public-private partnerships). While it is anticipated that large-scale and complex programmes will become more common as mHealth matures, strategies and policies that integrate eHealth and mHealth interoperability into health services would be wise.