Articles

e-learning

E-learning in medical education in resource constrained low- and middle-income countries. Frehywot, S. et al. Human Resources for Health 2013, 11:4.

Distance Learning for Health: What works. A global review of accredited postqualification training programmes for health workers in low and middle income countries. London International Development Centre (LDIC). Joynes, C. 2011.

How can we achieve and maintain high-quality performance of health workers in low-resource settings? Rowe, AK. et al. Lancet 2005, 366:1026-1035. [abstract only]

Offline eLearning for undergraduates in health professions: A systematic review of the impact on knowledge, skills, attitudes and satisfaction. Rasmussen, K. et al. Journal of Global Health 2014, 4:1.

Increasing health worker capacity through distance learning: a comprehensive review of programmes in Tanzania. Nartker, AN. et al. Human Resources for Health. 2010; 8:30.

The use and effect of distance education in healthcare: What do we know? Quality Assurance Project Issue Paper 2 (2) Knebel E. 2001. 

Médecins Sans Frontières. Confronting the health care worker crisis to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatment: MSF experience in southern Africa. Johannesburg; 2007. 

A comparison of computer-based and standard training in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in Uganda. . Operations Research Results 2(5). Bethesda, MD: Published for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) by the Quality Assurance (QA) Project , P., A. Kekitiinwa Rukyalekere, A. Maganda, G. Ndeezi, A. Sebina-Zziwa, and E. Knebel. 2002. 

Online Neonatal Training and Orientation Programme in India (ONTOP-IN) – the way forward for distance education in developing countries. Thukral, A. et al. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2012, 58:6. [abstract only]

The effectiveness of web-based and face-to-face continuing education methods on nurses' knowledge about AIDS: a comparative study. Khatony A, Nayery ND, Ahmadi F, Haghani H, Vehvilainen-Julkunen K. BMC Med Educ. 2009;9:41–47. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-9-41. [PMC free article] [PubMed] [Cross Ref]

Web-based vs. Traditional classroom instruction in gerontology: a pilot study. Gallagher JE, Dobrosielski-Vergona KA, Wingard RG, Williams TM. J Dent Hyg. 2005;79(3):7–XX. 

Distance learning in academic health education: a literature review. Mattheos N, Schittek M, Attstrom R, Lyon HC. Eur J Dent Educ. 2001;5:67–76. doi: 10.1034/j.1600-0579.2001.005002067.x. [PubMed] [Cross Ref]

What's the difference? A review of contemporary research on the effectiveness of distance learning in higher education. The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) Washington DC; 1999.

A Review of non-financial incentives for health worker retention in east and southern Africa. Dambisya Y. , EQUINET Discussion Paper 44. 2007. 

Motivation and retention of health workers in developing countries: a systematic review. Willis-Shattuck M, Bidwell P, Thomas S, Wyness L, Blaauw D, Ditlopo P. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008;8:247–254. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-247 

Migration of Health Professionals in Six Countries: A Synthesis Report. Awases M, Gbary A, Nyoni J, Chatora R. WHO Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville; 2004.

Improving motivation among primary health care workers in Tanzania: a health worker perspective. Manongi R, Marchant T, Bygbjerg IC. Hum Resour Health. 2006;4(1):6–12. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-4-6.

E-Learning Africa Report 2015

Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning, US Department of Education  2009.

A Systems Approach to Implementation of eLearning in Medical Education: Five MEPI Schools’ Journeys

MOOCs

Introducing MOOCs to Africa: New Economy Skills for Africa Program – ICT

Rebooting MOOC Research. Reich, Justin. Science 2 January 2015: Vol. 347 no. 6217 pp. 34-35. 
Vol. 347 no. 6217 pp. 34-35. 

mLearning

Brief Communication: Use of Mobile Learning by Resident Physicians in Botswana

Mobile learning for HIV/AIDS health care workers’ training in resource-limited settings, 2010: 

The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers’ adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial. Zurovac, D. et. al. Vol 378 August 27, 2011 795 Lancet 2011; 378: 795–803

“Even if You Know Everything You Can Forget”: Health Worker Perceptions of Mobile Phone Text-Messaging to Improve Malaria Case-Management in Kenya.  Jones, Caroline, et. al.PLoS Online. June 13, 2012