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> The EJISDC announces the publication of Volume 5. The aim of this Special
> Issue is to emphasize the significance and role of information and
> communication technologies (ICTs) in health care in developing countries.
> Until only recently, in many developing countries, debates were rife about
> whether "ICTs were good or bad for development?" and whether investments
> should be made in these technologies at the expense of other development
> priorities like water, roads and electricity. Such debates seem to be at
> rest now, and instead the more important challenge and question is "how do
> we apply ICTs in effective ways such that they contribute meaningfully to
> socio-economic development processes?"
> The six papers in this special issue involve case studies in Mozambique,
> Philippines, Morocco, Nigeria and Mexico, as well as more international
> The home page of the journal is:
> http://www.is.cityu.edu.hk/ejisdc/ejisdc.htm while volume five can be
> at: http://www.is.cityu.edu.hk/ejisdc/vol5.htm
> Robert Davison
> Editor-in-Chief, EJISDC
> Dept of Information Systems
> City University of Hong Kong