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Healthcare Icts for the Unhealthy Poor

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ISBN-10: 3848436671

ISBN-13: 9783848436675

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jahid H. Panir

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This study assesses the role of ICTs in the rural healthcare in a resource-poor setting. Depicting the contextual realities of Bangladesh as a case example, this qualitative research exploits a livelihood approach and aims to contribute to the development informatics community literature. The key findings reveal that ICTs can play a very marginal role in access to health information due to the vulnerability and limited information resources of the poor. It also informs that most health related ICT initiatives are supply-driven and led by technological determinism which widens the gaps in the digital divide. The study suggests more emphasis on information than technology . It argues that…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English