Vodafone sponsors mHealth development challenge

Wednesday 15 May 2013 | 11:17 CET | News
The Vodafone Netherlands Foundation and the Waag Society are organising the Mobile for Good Challenge to develop mHealth applications. Open to anyone, the contest is looking for ideas such as patient consultations over Twitter, a mobile diagnosis tool or an app to manage personal medical information. Applicants can submit ideas in three categories: 'take care', 'the digital patient' and 'the digital docter'. These can cover physical or mental healthcare, and use technology such as apps, SMS, M2M or hardware. The ideas should focus on the Netherlands or developing counties. Submissions are due

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: VodafoneZiggo
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Bogus blood pressure apps prompt regulation call

Published 06 Mar 2016 18:59 CET | United States
The mobile app Instant Blood Pressure, which has been downloaded over 100,000 times by people wanting to measure their blood ...

Cybercom chosen for Tele2's M2M ecosystem

Published 27 Aug 2014 09:22 CET | Europe
Cybercom and Tele2 entered into a strategic partnership regarding services for M2M communications. Cybercom has been chosen as a ...

Vodafone NL calls for entries in health app challenge

Published 07 Aug 2013 10:28 CET | Netherlands
Vodafone Netherlands has called for entries in its Mobiles for Good Challenge, a competition to develop mHealth applications. The ...

mHealth could cut European healthcare spend by EUR 100 bln

Published 06 Jun 2013 07:02 CET | Europe
The adoption of mHealth services could save almost EUR 100 billion in healthcare costs in the EU by 2017 as well as add EUR 93 ...

MHealth nog niet volwassen in Nederland

Published 03 Jun 2013 11:22 CET | Netherlands
Tijdens het Mobile World Congress in Barcelona afgelopen februari stonden mobiele ontwikkelingen in de zorgsector in de ...

Legio kansen voor eHealth, maar ook genoeg uitdagingen

Published 29 May 2013 16:03 CET | Netherlands
Stijgende zorgkosten, een vergrijzende bevolking en patiënten die vollediger geïnformeerd willen worden. Het zijn drie ...

Mobiles for Good Challenge uitgeschreven

Published 14 May 2013 16:39 CET | Netherlands
De Vodafone Foundation en Waag Society organiseren de Mobiles for Good Challenge. Dit is een wedstrijd om mHealth-applicaties te ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

31 Jan KPN Q4 2021
31 Jan NEC fiscal Q3
31 Jan Cirrus Logic Q3
31 Jan NXP Semiconductors Q4 2021
31 Jan Harmonic Q4
01 Feb Tele2 Q4
01 Feb Vodacom fiscal Q3
01 Feb Vantage Towers fiscal Q3
01 Feb A10 Networks Q4
01 Feb EA fiscal Q3
01 Feb Alphabet Q4 2021
01 Feb Tele2 Q4 2021
01 Feb AudioCodes Q4 2021
02 Feb Softbank fiscal Q3
02 Feb Meta Q4 2021
02 Feb Qualcomm fiscal Q1
02 Feb Vodafone fiscal Q3
02 Feb Telenor Q4 2021
02 Feb Spotify Q4 2021
02 Feb Maxlinear Q4 2021
02 Feb Cognizant Q4 2021
02 Feb 8x8 Q3
02 Feb Aviat Networks fiscal Q2
02 Feb Sony fiscal Q2
02 Feb Netgear Q4 2021
02 Feb Qorvo fiscal Q3
02 Feb T-Mobile US Q4
02 Feb A10 Networks Investor Day
03 Feb Lumentum fiscal Q2
03 Feb Viavi fiscal Q2
::: More Calendar Items