Assessing the effect of mHealth on child feeding practice in African countries: systematic and meta-analysis

CONCLUSION: This systematic review and meta-analysis showed that the application of mHealth improved child-feeding practices in Africa. Although the finding is compelling, the authors recommend high-quality studies and mHealth interventions that consider sample size, design, regional differences, and environmental constraints to enhance policy decisions. The place of residence, access, low socioeconomic development, poor socio-demographic characteristics, low women empowerment, and low women's education might cause high heterogeneity in the included regions and need consideration during interventions.REGISTRATION NUMBER: PROSPERO: CRD42022346950.PMID:38066659 | DOI:10.1186/s41043-023-00487-y
Source: Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research