JAMA leverages mobile technology to provide answers on health, others

JAMA leverages mobile technology to provide answers on health, others

Saturday, April 8, 2017 9:54 am


Jama Pic caption: Pope Akinmola, Head of Product, GetJama Michelle Dede, Actress, Ugochukwu Nwosu, Business Manager GetJama, Omoze Leke-Apapa, GM NOK 360-at the Jama App unveiling recently


… Shows 59% sexual assault on males in Nigeria

By Daniels Ekugo

JAMA, a network with mobile application that brings together specialty journals to offer enhanced anytime, anywhere access to research, reviews and perspectives shaping the future of medicine, has shown in a recent wellness survey conducted in Nigeria that more males have been sexually assaulted than females.

The survey of almost 1,000 males and females between the ages of 16- 60 years old living across Nigeria revealed that 59 percent of Males have had parts of their bodies touched without permission or received inappropriate sexual messages or images electronically, versus 51percent of women.

The data gathering solution uses the power of 70 million mobile phones in Nigeria to deliver real-time business insights, whilst providing a platform for participants (Jammers) to earn redeemable rewards.

The online platform has a JN mobile application which is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play store. This allows you to get answers to medical questions in real time as you work through each case, deciding what you would do next. Based on studies from JAMA, JAMA Dermatology, JAMA Surgery, and JAMA Ophthalmology, the app allows you to improve your score by allowing you to review the questions you missed.

According to the wellness survey carried out in Nigeria, the likelihood of sexual assault taking place in private residences and public premises (e.g. offices, schools etc) is 19 percent higher than at nightclubs and other social venues, where it is generally perceived to be more prevalent.

Commenting on the thought provoking truth on sexual assault in the country, Ugochukwu Nwosu, Project Lead, JAMA wellness survey and Business Manager, GetJama, said; “The JAMA wellness survey focused on sexual health and leveraged the power of the JAMA mobile platform to engage and listen to Nigerian males and females in a way that is natural on a very difficult and often polarizing topic. The results delivered were indeed enlightening, powerful and provided interesting actionable insights.”

Also commenting, Fope Akinmola, Head of Product, GETJAMA said: “JAMA is excited to launch the JAMA mobile platform; a transformational platform that will help businesses answer the questions required to deliver actionable results. JAMA is passionate about understanding people, committed to leveraging mobile technology and the power of 70 million mobile phones in Nigeria”

JAMA’s wide audience profile is ideal for market research, mystery shopping, merchandising audits, mapping and data collection, product engagement and training, sales monitoring, as well as on-device education.

JAMA has a price flexibility that provides the opportunity for small, medium, and large sized businesses to gather responses suitable to the sizes of their businesses, at very cost effective prices. JAMA can help you find out what Nigerians think or feel about anything and any topic.

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