Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding the use of mobile travel health apps

J Travel Med. 2024 Jan 28;31(1):taad089. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taad089.


We performed a survey of US international travellers to evaluate their knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding mobile technologies related to health. We found that many international travellers carry smartphones and are interested in receiving health information from a mobile app when they travel abroad.

Keywords: Mobileapp; digital health; smart applications; telehealth; telemedicine; travel.

MeSH terms

  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Knowledge
  • Mobile Applications*
  • Telemedicine*