mHealth Term - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Definition: This is any system that computes, stores, analyzes and presents geographically referenced data.
GISs allow analysis of epidemiological data in relation to population settlements, health services, and the environment.
Some applications include urban planning, natural resource management and emergency management.
Digital Identity (ID)
Definition: An electronic certificate that verifies the authentication of a web site, individuals, or software developers.
This ID is used to prove who you are on the internet.
APIs (Application Programming Interface)
Definition: Refers to an interface that allows for interaction between different software programs. This is much like an interface that allows interaction between humans and computers.