Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), Vol 7, No 4 (2015)

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Contextual factors and challenges to e-health literacy

Bolanle A. Olaniran

Abstract


We live in a digital world or digital era. Hence, People will argue that not only do information communication technologies (ICTs) make e-health possible but rather that it is an innovation advance whose time has come. Notwithstanding, e-health while hoping to create well needed improvement in health care, it is rife with certain challenges which are not limited to e-health literacy. However, this paper looks specifically at e-health literacy. The paper, in particular overviews e-health while addressing the impacts of key contextual factors that impacts e-health and e-health literacy regarding the propensity to adopt and use e-health in LEDCs.

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Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)
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