|Title||Mobile Health Services in Africa: A New Cooperation Opportunity for Korea|
|Author||JUNG Jae Wook|
The rapid growth of mobile access in Africa has enabled mobile healthcare services to improve healthcare infrastructure and environment in Africa. m-health has the potential to enhance healthcare in Africa to overcome limited physical, human, and financial resources for health services and access barriers to health services. Korea's ODA for m-health projects in Africa will be mutually beneficial to African partner countries as well as Korea as a donor. The projects provides Korea with an opportunity to cooperate with partners for their healthcare infrastructure and economic development. In addition, these m-health cooperation projects will foster Korea's m-health technology ecosystem.