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Advancing Health Outcomes with Culturally-adapted Mobile Technology

The AHOMKA Mobile Health Network is focused on capacity building 

and mHealth technology development for hypertension management.

Mobile Health Care Innovation

The AHOMKA program will involve several layers of innovation that build on existing, evidence-based chronic disease management tools to adapt and assess a mobile technology platform to guide hypertension management.

Mobile Health Capacity Building

The AHOMKA Mobile Health Network is focused on capacity building for mobile health (mHealth) research in Ghana to advance hypertension health outcomes.   The capacity building initiatives will have a long-term impact on mHealth research, interventions, assessment strategies, and policies in Ghana and the entire West African region.

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Multidisciplinary Research

Our US-Ghana partnership includes cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, biostatisticians, electrical and computer engineers, and public health scientists across multiple academic institutions, hospitals, private industry, and government entities.

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Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

The expansion of telecommunications network infrastructure coupled with mHealth tools and AI technology has potential to drive game-changing solutions to global health care delivery.

GLOBAL BURDEN OF HYPERTENSION 

Did You Know?


Nearly 70% of adults with hypertension live in low- and middle-income countries
An estimated 46% of adults are unaware that they have hypertension

YEAR

1990

 650 Million Adults 

YEAR

2020

1.28 Billion Adults

The World Health Organization (WHO))goal is to reduce prevalence of hypertension by 33% by 2030.

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