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April 14, 2018

‘We have the internet in our hands’: Bangladeshi college students’ use of ICTs for health information

Region: South-East Asia Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Creating an enabling environment Source: Globalization and Health

Innovations in Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), and especially mobile health, have been predicted to transform provider-patient relationships through the dissemination of health information, and by encouraging patient autonomy , self-management, and self-care. People´s capacity to access health information is informed by power inequalities in health systems.