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mHealth e-Seminar: Dr Niall Winters and Dr Judith McCool

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST at:

https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1895308856266139649

This e-Seminar will consist of 2 presentations on the use of mobile technology to improve healthcare in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) followed by a group discussion.

Attendence fee: $10 USD

Free attendence for attendees from DAC-listed countries: please use coupon code INT01 when registering.

Presenters:

Dr Niall Winters is an Associate Professor of Learning and New Technologies at the Department of Education, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Kellogg College.

His main research interest is to design, develop and evaluate technology enhanced learning (TEL) programmes for healthcare workers in the Global South. He mainly works in Kenya, in partnership with the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and Amref Health Africa. Niall also has a strong research interest in the role technology can play to support social inclusion in the UK. He is co-Director of the Learning and New Technologies Research Group and was formerly Deputy Director for Research at the Department and Director of the MSc Education (Learning & Technology).

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Dr Judith McCool: Mhealth for accelerating Universal Health Coverage in Small Islands Developing States (SIDS)

Dr Judith McCool is an Associate Professor at the University of Auckland. She has led the postgraduate courses in global health delivered within the Master of Public Health and Master of Health Leadership programmes since 2008. In 2009, Judith was instrumental in establishing the Global Health Group at the University of Auckland, a network of academics and practitioners working in global health, with a focus on the Asia Pacific Rim region.

Judith has led research grants in her field of expertise, including tobacco control, mHealth, health communications and been involved in research relating to hearing and eye health. Judith’s specific research interests lies in understanding the role of media, including social and digital media as a communication tool for social and behaviour change and health equity.

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