Peter Benjamin

Peter Benjamin is the director of HealthEnabled, formerly the mHealth Expert learning Program (mHELP). Until April 2013 he was the managing director of Cell-Life, a leader in mHealth based in South Africa. He has 20 years of experience in the use of Information & Communications Technology (ICT) for social change and development. He has worked for Poptel in the UK, the SA National Civic Organisation, the Universal Service Agency SA, the Association of Progressive Communications and was the founder in 1997 of the LINK Centre for research and education into ICT policy at Wits University, Johannesburg. Originally from the UK, he moved to South Africa in 1994. He has a first degree in physics, a master’s in information technology and his Ph.D. examined universal access to ICTs in SA through the telecentre programme in the late 1990s. He is studying for a master’s in public health.


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