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RE: Partnership for scholarly publications in mHealth

From: Atanu Garai <atanu@srijan.in>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 12:43:41 +0530
To: "'Prof. I Kushchu'" <ik@mgovernment.org>, "'Adesina Iluyemi'" <Adesina.Iluyemi@port.ac.uk>
Cc: <public-mw4d@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001601cb136c$caad93c0$6008bb40$@srijan.in>
Dear Prof. Kuschu,
Good to hear from you. We will be interested to be part of the mHealth session. I'll discuss this with you and colleagues in UK to see how best this can be done.

Atanu Garai
Sr. Business Analyst
Srijan Technologies

-----Original Message-----
From: Prof. I Kushchu [mailto:ik@mgovernment.org] 
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 5:52 AM
To: atanu@srijan.in; Adesina Iluyemi
Cc: public-mw4d@w3.org
Subject: Re: Partnership for scholarly publications in mHealth

dear atanu
Thank you for your post..  I dont know if you are aware of mobile life conferences. www.m4life.org.  anumber mobile health related papers have appeared at the, mobile government conferences since 2005. you are right the quality and quantity of the output in this field deserve much better.

this year we are palnning to have a special session on mobile health at the mlife conferences to value the work in the area better.

as conference organisers and publishers, we  will be very happy to support any initiatives. if you or other colleagues in this list are willing to be part of a mobile health session, please let me know. the conference is in october in the UK. please refer to www.m4life.org for more

best wishes

Associate Professor and Founding Director, Mobile Government Consortium International, UK http://www.mgovernment.org ik@mgovernment.org
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On 23 Jun 2010, at 06:03, Atanu Garai wrote:

> Dear All,
> mHealth as an emerging research and practice area within the broader 
> context of public health is gaining attentions from academicians, 
> researchers and practitioners. During our research on this issue, we 
> found limited number of scholarly literature like papers published in 
> peer-reviewed journals in this area. We also found that mHealth is 
> inherently multidisciplinary - for example, the health behavior 
> communication aspect of mHealth is based on communication, behavioral 
> sciences and knowledge management; health delivery aspect is based on 
> health management, diagnosis and treatment aspect is dependent on 
> medical sciences and biomedical engineering and mHealth technology is 
> dependent on information systems and computing.
> To further research and scientific discussion, mHealth will require 
> appropriate platforms that will allow people from different 
> backgrounds and experiences share their research in scholarly 
> publications. We are looking for ideas, partnerships and resources to 
> make this happen and take this forward. Please reply with your 
> interest directly to me or through MW4D group.
> Best,
> Atanu
> --
> Atanu Garai
> Sr. Business Analyst
> Srijan Technologies
> W: www.srijan.in
Received on Thursday, 24 June 2010 07:14:26 UTC

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