According to a recent report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global market for the mHealth (mobile health) industry will reach $42.12 billion dollars by year 2020. That same year, GSMA estimates that smartphone connections will reach 6 billion, fuelled by growth in the developing world and mobile broadband expansion. The mobile phone market, the largest and most profitable segment of the global …



Even the best-educated moms can use help and reminders. Read how the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) has been helping mothers around the world.



Mobile phones are more than just communications devices; they are also powerful tools to improve health care. Here are the three key mobile innovations changing the delivery of health care services that we’ll cover in our next course, which starts on November 18th.



According to the mHealth Alliance, in developing countries, the average doctor to patient ratio is 1 doctor for every 250,000 patients. Yet those same countries account for nearly 80% of the over 5 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide.

For people everywhere, access to a mobile phone can mean better access to health information, which leads to more informed choices and improved well-being. A great example of …