Mobile phones for health: high hopes but research lacking, Feb 5, 2010 hen Nigeria embarked on the largest insecticide-treated bed net distribution project in history, it used mobile phones to check that the nets got to the places where they are needed. That meant the supply chain, from staff at state stores to distribution points, used text messages to confirm the arrival of … Continue reading Mobile phones for health: high hopes but research lacking

Malaria: “An unprecedented response”

The Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP), which was launched in New York to great fanfare last year, was created before the world slid into financial meltdown. The plan is a landmark strategy document that calculates, for the first time, how much it would cost to buy enough malaria treatments and insecticide-treated bed nets, spray enough … Continue reading Malaria: “An unprecedented response”