The use of mobile health technology for cardiovascular risk detection and management

Impact: Health and wellbeing

Narrative

Our study on the use of multifaceted mobile health technology for cardiovascular risk detection and management in rural areas in Indonesia have found that this technology can improve the detection of cardiovascular risk, increase the use of preventive drug therapies in high risk individuals and reduce blood pressure among people with high cardiovascular risk. The technology is now implemented in a scale up programme by the District Health Agency, Malang, East Java, Indonesia, with the support from a GACD-NHMRC grant on scaling-up evidence based intervention for hypertension
Impact date2019
Category of impactHealth and wellbeing
Impact levelBenefit

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Global inequalities
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute
  • Institute for Data Science and AI