Electronic Healthcare. First International Conference, eHealth 2008, London, UK, September 8-9, 2008. Revised Selected Papers

Research Article

eHealth and Global Health: Investments Opportunities and Challenges for Industry in Developing Countries

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-642-00413-1_24,
        author={Adesina Iluyemi and Jim Briggs},
        title={eHealth and Global Health: Investments Opportunities and Challenges for Industry in Developing Countries},
        proceedings={Electronic Healthcare. First International Conference, eHealth 2008, London, UK, September 8-9, 2008. Revised Selected Papers},
        proceedings_a={E-HEALTH},
        year={2012},
        month={5},
        keywords={eHealth developing countries investments industry challenges global health},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-642-00413-1_24}
    }
    
  • Adesina Iluyemi
    Jim Briggs
    Year: 2012
    eHealth and Global Health: Investments Opportunities and Challenges for Industry in Developing Countries
    E-HEALTH
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-00413-1_24
Adesina Iluyemi1,*, Jim Briggs1
  • 1: University of Portsmouth
*Contact email: Adesina.iluyemi@port.ac.uk

Abstract

eHealth investments from developed countries to developing countries are expected to follow the emerging trend of eHealth for meeting global health problems. However, eHealth industry from developed countries will need to learn to make this impending venture a ‘win-win’ situation with profitable return on investments. This short paper highlights some of these challenges that must be overcome in order to achieve these objectives.