CNN features Impilo “Health In your Hands” mobile healthcare directory

Impilo “Health In your Hands”, the mobile health directory created by HIV911, has been in the news again, this time featuring in an article on CNN’s website entitled “Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa”.

Quoting from the article:

“In South Africa there’s Impilo, a service that allows people to find healthcare providers anywhere in the country 24 hours a day, using their mobile phones.

Mobile phones are going to play an increasingly important role in mediating the provision of better healthcare to the citizens of African countries. Phone companies are realizing that mobiles are highly effective — and potentially lucrative — for the dissemination of health and lifestyle tips, and reminders for doctors’ appointments.”

To read the full article please visit: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/13/world/africa/mobile-phones-change-africa/index.html?hpt=iaf_t2

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