Published on in Vol 18, No 5 (2016): May

Potential Reach of mHealth Versus Traditional Mass Media for Prevention of Chronic Diseases: Evidence From a Nationally Representative Survey in a Middle-Income Country in Africa

Potential Reach of mHealth Versus Traditional Mass Media for Prevention of Chronic Diseases: Evidence From a Nationally Representative Survey in a Middle-Income Country in Africa

Potential Reach of mHealth Versus Traditional Mass Media for Prevention of Chronic Diseases: Evidence From a Nationally Representative Survey in a Middle-Income Country in Africa

Maryam Yepes   1, 2 , RD, PhD ;   Jürgen Maurer   1 , PhD ;   Barathi Viswanathan   3 , RN ;   Jude Gedeon   3 , MD ;   Pascal Bovet   2, 3 , MPH, MD

1 Departments of Econometrics and Political Economics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

2 University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Department of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

3 Ministry of Health, Public Health Department, Victoria, Seychelles

Corresponding Author:

  • Pascal Bovet, MPH, MD
  • University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP)
  • Department of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital
  • University of Lausanne
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  • Lausanne
  • Switzerland
  • Phone: 41 +41 21 314 7272
  • Fax: 41 + 41 21 314 737
  • Email: pascal.bovet@chuv.ch