Equitable Healthcare Provision: Uncovering the Impact of the Mobility Effect on Human Development

ABSTRACT: Even though the effects of mobile phone and internet usage on the health and wellbeing of a population are becoming apparent, few studies have uncovered the nature of this relationship to the equitable provision of healthcare. The contribution is in discovering the relationships between mobility effects and human development where inequities in income play an important role, the relationships to socio-economic development and in showing how the mobility effect can assist in addressing health inequities.

Keywords: Human development, Healthcare, socio-economic development, IThealth