We are facing a difficult situation with the COVID-19 pandemic that has been concerning mainly for the risk groups, which includes individuals with chronic diseases, such as Arterial Hypertension and Diabetes, pregnant women, and elderly people.
This project has the main goal to develop a prototype for m-Health solution to promote self-care and guide the user’s journey in primary health care. It will be a prototype for interaction with pregnant women, hypertensive and people with diabetes. This will be undertaken through textual dialogues with a chatbot.
This project will be tested in primary health care in Horizonte (a city in Ceará – Brazil). It is funded by FioCruz (Brazil) and Inova Funcap. The research will be undertaken by a multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, developers and designers.
January 2021 – February 2022
FioCruz and Inova Funcap
e-health & Wellbeing
Inga Freire Saboia