Expanding the use of mobile health technology
Due to its geography and demography, Mongolia faces barriers to providing equitable health care service delivery, especially to remote, vulnerable and low-income populations such as herders and informal small-scale miners.
Mongolia has implemented health sector reforms to boost public–private partnerships, increase access to public health and medical services and mobile health services, ensure more effective financing, and develop capacity in the health workforce.
To make health services geographically, financially and administratively accessible to marginalized populations, enhancing PHC has been high on the country’s agenda. As a result, all the lowest administrative units comprise PHC facilities, which
are fully funded by the State. Prevention, control and treatment of communicable and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are covered under the essential service package by PHC providers,…