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Patchy signals: Capturing women’s voices in mobile phone surveys of rural India

In this article, the authors examine the challenges faced by women in rural India in accessing and utilizing mobile technology, especially mobile phone surveys. The authors discuss the socio-cultural barriers, such as male gatekeeping of technology and gender norms, that delay women’s access to mobile phones. This article also addresses the importance of privacy and […]

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Seminar Recording: Gender Considerations in Mobile Health Data Collection

This seminar first aired live on March 24, 2022. Moderator: June Sugiyama, Vodafone Americas Foundation  Speakers:  Many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) seek cost-effective methods to obtain timely and quality health data. One goal of the Data for Health Initiative is to find affordable, scalable solutions to cost-effective collection methods of non-communicable disease (NCD) risk […]

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