Today, there are several experimental projects worldwide on mobile health. There is evidence on the use of IT reducing costs and broadening the rendering of health service y many ways, such as:

  • The promotion of healthy lifestyles through direct health lines and text messages.
  • The connection between rural nurses with experts in order to improve the quality of long-distance medical treatments.
  • Continuous communication alerts for rural health employees on the outbreak of illnesses as well as on education opportunities.

This symposium is aimed to all health professionals, or professionals of other disciplines whose professional or labor profiles are directly or indirectly linked to the field of health, and who are as well interested in initiatives, researches or projects in relation to the field of Mobile Health and Biomedical Informatics topics.