Be He@lthy, Be Mobile
The use of mobile and wireless technologies has the potential to transform the face of health service delivery across the globe. There are more than 7 billion mobile telephone subscriptions in the world - in many places people are more likely to have access to a mobile telephone than to clean water.Preventing disease is the most sustainable way of improving population health. However, it can be challenging to reach people with the right information to stop avoidable conditions developing.Be He@lthy, Be Mobile (BHBM) is an initiative run jointly by the WHO and ITU. Since 2013 it has worked with governments to address a global challenge around improving disease prevention by using mobile technology.