Here you can find interesting references and links, up-dated throughout the project.

Also, take a look at the Image Gallery at the bottom of this page, where you can find the illustrations of the DigiCare Model.


DigiCare Handbook

DigiCare Model –Digitalized Healthcare and Coaching of Patients in an Asian Context. A guide for teachers and students


DigiCare Videos:

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Global diffusion of eHealth: making universal health coverage achievable. Report of the third global survey on eHealth. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2016



Animation of statistics show the fast speed of digitalization globally and in South Asia during last decade:

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Articles related to digital solution in health care in resource limited settings:

– Mchenry, M. S., Fischer, L. J., Chun, Y. & Vreeman, R. C. (2019). A systematic review of portable electronic technology for health education in resource-limited settings. Global Health Promotion, 26(2), pp. 70-81. doi:10.1177/1757975917715035

– Asiki G, Newton R, Kibirige L, Kamali A, Marions L, et al. (2018) Feasibility of using smartphones by village health workers for pregnancy registration and effectiveness of mobile phone text messages on reduction of homebirths in rural Uganda. PLOS ONE 13(6): e0198653.


Digital innovations in health care services:

Richard, E., Mangialsche, F., Andrieu, S., Barbera, M., Beishuizen, C., Brayne, C., . . . Kivipelto, M. (2016). Healthy ageing through internet counselling in the elderly (HATICE): a multinational, randomised controlled trial. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, 12(7), pp. P1187-P1188. doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2016.07.137

– Video: Tussitaikurit Oy / Marker Wizards Ltd and National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). 2019 Digitalization in Finnish Social Welfare Services