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Title: mHealth, health, and mobility: A culture-centered interrogation
Authors: Kaur-Gill, Satveer 
Dutta, Mohan 
Tan, Naomi 
Lam, Chervin
Issue Date: 23-Dec-2017
Publisher: Springer-Dordrecht
Citation: Kaur-Gill, Satveer, Dutta, Mohan, Tan, Naomi, Lam, Chervin (2017-12-23). mHealth, health, and mobility: A culture-centered interrogation. mHealth Innovation in Asia Grassroots Challenges and Practical Interventions : 91-107. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: In this chapter, we examine the interplays of the symbolic and the material in the constructions of mHealth. By attending to the key themes that play out in discourses of mHealth, we examine critically the ways in which power plays out in the structuring of mHealth solutions. The articulation of mHealth as instrumental to generating positive health outcomes in communities across Asia erases the contexts within which mobile technologies are constituted. mHealth interventions reproduce the logics of the state and the market, reproducing communities as homogeneous and monolithic sites of top-down interventions.
Source Title: mHealth Innovation in Asia Grassroots Challenges and Practical Interventions
ISBN: 9402412514
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