Published on in Vol 6 , No 2 (2019) :Apr-Jun

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Creating an mHealth App for Colorectal Cancer Screening: User-Centered Design Approach

Creating an mHealth App for Colorectal Cancer Screening: User-Centered Design Approach

Creating an mHealth App for Colorectal Cancer Screening: User-Centered Design Approach


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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Tavassoli F, Zalake M, Gomes de Siqueira A, Modave F, Krieger J, Lok B, Gilbert J. Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management. AI, Product and Service. View