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infoDev research on ICT and Health available at the ICT and Health Resource Library (

Find ICT and health policy frameworks, applications and case studies

AskSource provides online resources designed to help policymakers make more informed decisions about ICT and health strategies, projects and applications.

The Source International Information Support Center ICT and Health resource library includes a searchable library of ICT and Health resources, covering:  

  • Strategies, Policies and regulatory frameworks
  • Access to health information
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health communications strategies
  • Evidence-based studies
  • Case Studies and Good Practices

In addition, the library offers resources on specific applications and uses of ICT:

  • "Old" Technologies
  • New and convergent technologies
  • Health Research
  • Community-based health
  • Telemedicine
  • E-Learning
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Health Management Information Systems
  • Health Campaigns
  • ICT Capacity in Health

The infoDev-commissioned a Framework Paper on ICT and Health, a Literature Review, a Review of Online Discussions, and Checklists and Key Lessons can also be found at

About Source (

Source is a collaborative venture of the Centre for International Health and Development (formerly CICH), a department within an academic institution; Healthlink Worldwide, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working to strengthen information and communication on health and disability; Handicap International, a disability and development NGO; and Exchange, a networking and learning programme on health communications for development. Source has been formed from a merger of CICH's and Healthlink Worldwide's resource centres.

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