Mobile Global Health Supercourse


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Global to Mobile Applications of Mobile Technologies to Problems of Global Health

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The WHO Mobile Institutional Digital Repository (mIDR) as an interactive mobile digital library for all materials and documentations of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean is currently available for all smart devices on both iOS and Android platforms (free of charge) via WHO EMRC app. This

The WHO EMRC app (mIDR) has the following features:

Timely access to all materials and documentation of all sessions of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

Single point to access all archived materials and documentation of the previous sessions of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean

Timely and automatic online update for all available information resources

Both online and offline access to all documentation are supported

Multilingual access (Arabic/English/French) for all materials and documentation

Timely push notifications for receiving Regional Office news

Creating and customizing your own up-to-date favourite list

Dynamic list of the most useful links to other WHO Regional Office activities and information products

Feedback and comments box

 WHO EMRC app (mIDR) can be easily downloaded by anyone anywhere via the following URL address:


For iOS: 

For Android:

Vint Cerf, Google The Future of Information and Communication Technology
Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, WHO/HQ Health Information Technology and Telecommunication Support in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ronald E. LaPorte, University of Pittsburgh Mobile Global Health Supercourse Short version

Y. Richard Yang, Yale University

Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks

My Le et al., Carnegie Mellon University

Smart Phones & other Mobile Technology

Dag Nielsen, The ICT4Peace Foundation

Mobile Technology IDB/BID Webinar

Gordon A. Gow, University of Alberta Mobile Phones for Public Health Interventions

Alex FARES, Celtel Kenya ltd


Ung-Ping Tian, Nokia

The Mobile Web is Coming

Erik Mitchell,  Wake Forest University

Generalizing mobile applications for multiple libraries

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