New Delhi | May 03, 2010
Use of communication technologies like mobile phone, toll-free helpline numbers and Internet portals can help in providing better health care services, recent research on the information needs of health care professionals suggests. The study titled "Understanding health information needs at the state, district, block and village levels" was conducted by Knowledge for Health (K4H) and John Hopkins School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs in Uttar Pradesh, funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It focused on the information needs of "ASHA" nurses who number 130,000 in Uttar Pradesh alone.
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