Grassroots Challenges and Practical Interventions
Emma Baulch is an expert on Indonesian youth cultures, with twenty years of experience researching youth involvement in the production and consumption of popular media. Her most recent work has focused on the impact of digital media on the lives and livelihoods of young Indonesians. She has led projects to develop sustainable, practical digital-technology applications to overcome the social and health challenges faced by Indonesian youth in the 21st century. Jerry Watkins is the Head of Department, School of Communication & Design, RMIT University, Vietnam. He has over 20 years' high-profile international experience in communication design and strategy, and has led major projects for some of the world's largest telecom companies, including AT&T Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, Telecom Italia and the Vodafone Group. Watkins studies mobile, social and online content and devices and their impact on people and systems. He has led ICT for development projects with partners including Intel Corporation and the Commonwealth of Learning. He has served as an invited expert on mobile media for development for UNESCO. He has designed and delivered communication for development programs in Australia, India, Indonesia, Nepal and the Solomon Islands. Amina Tariq is a lecturer in eHealth at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. A 'human factors' researcher with a software engineering background, she focuses on investigating the use of information technology in collaborative healthcare settings. She has more than eight years of experience in the evaluation of information systems and is experienced in applying both qualitative and quantitative methods. Her research interests include context-sensitive design of mobile health applications, usability evaluation of groupware technologies in healthcare and implications of information technology use on healthcare-provider work practices.
Introduction to the Volume.- Section 1: Challenges.- Chapter 1: Barriers to informal mHealth adoption by community health workers in regional Indonesia.- Chapter 2: Take care of your health, this is what the Qur'an said - The use of mobile phone among poor rural women with Type-2 Diabetes in Central Java, Indonesia.- Chapter 3: One size does not fit all - The importance of contextually sensitive mHealth strategies for frontline female health workers.- Chapter 4: Chinese Consumers' Perceptions and Interpretations of Fitness Mobile Apps: Qualitative Insights.- Section 2: Strategies.- Chapter 5: The Path to Scale: Navigating design, policy and infrastructure.- Chapter 6: mHealth, health and mobility - A culture-centered interrogation.- Afterword.