NIHI's research into mobile phone-based health interventions is world-leading. This research programme explores innovative delivery methods such as mobile phones, internet and social media, for health interventions. The team also conducts basic and applied health informatics research, evaluates national health informatics and health IT projects, and is responsible for health infromatics education and training at the University of Auckland.
The research team comprises a public health medicine specialist, study manager, data manager and biostatistician, and collaborates widely with other experts and groups in New Zealand and overseas.
A novel mobile phone-based depression prevention programme for adolescents
A large UK-based study of the CTRU's text message mobile phone-based smoking cessation intervention