public health apps

By Neil Versel 04:02 am August 6, 2013
The Alabama Department of Public Health has become possibly the first state health department to have a public mobile app. The department last month quietly released Apple iOS and Android versions of its mobile app, and made a public announcement late last week. A free download from either Google Play or iTunes, the app is meant to improve dissemination of public health information to Alabama...
By Neil Versel 10:08 am October 31, 2012
The world's oldest international public health organization has introduced its first mobile app, to help professionals track the health, fitness and safety of students and other adolescent populations. Called eGSHS, the iPhone/iPad app from the 110-year-old Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) is a mobile version of the widely used Global School-based...