Boston University Launches Online mHealth Course on Dimagi Academy
In horse racing, to win the Trifecta a bettor has to select the first three finishers of a race in the correct order of finish. For mHealth practice-based teachers like us at Boston University School of Public Health, scoring a Trifecta meant developing a three-way partnership among NGOs working in resource-poor countries, a leading mHealth industry partner, Dimagi, and our mHealth course, Using Mobile Technologies to Improve Health Outcomes. Integrating our course with Dimagi Academy, an online learning center that hosts a variety of courses to equip individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills they need to build mobile applications for frontline programs, completes a relationship we have developed over the past four years — it is a Trifecta for practice-based teaching.
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