Digital Technology: A New Approach to Improve Maternal Health

Tehrani, Hadi and Gholian Aval, Mahdi and Abdollahi, Monireh (2020) Digital Technology: A New Approach to Improve Maternal Health. Navid No, 23 (Ù�Û�Ú�). pp. 35-42.

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Abstract

The growing number of Internet users along with the emergence of a variety of digital media has created the potential to influence health behaviors. Women of childbearing age are increasingly using the Internet, social networks, and mobile apps, which provide a growing opportunity for mothers to improve their health during and after pregnancy. Moreover, digital technology has provided healthcare workers with a promising way to achieve their health prevention goals and promote healthy behaviors at the community level. Furthermore, its utilization in the health education system can enhance health services, create healthy living conditions, and help achieve the goals of improving public health and quality of life. Therefore, this review article aimed to explain the importance of using digital technology in maternal health education and elaborate the harms and obstacles in this process.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital technology,health promotion,Maternal health education
Subjects: WA Public Health
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Navid No
Depositing User: nnj nnj
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 20:34
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2020 20:34
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/19315

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