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Open Access | Mobile Phone Text Messaging: Tool for Malaria Control in Africa

February 23, 2012 - 15:58 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Dejan Zurovac, Ambrose O. Talisuna, Robert W. Snow
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PLoS Medicine February 2012 , Volume 9 , Issue 2 e1001176

MalariaWorldIt has been estimated that over two-thirds of the population in Africa is covered by a mobile network with a penetration rate of 50%, reaching over half a billion mobile phone subscribers across the continent.

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The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial

August 30, 2011 - 12:16 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Dejan Zurovac, Raymond K Sudoi, Willis S Akhwale, Moses Ndiritu, Davidson H Hamer, Alexander K Rowe, Robert W Snow
Reference: 
The Lancet, Volume 378, Issue 9793, 27 August 2011-2 September 2011, Pages 795-803

We assessed whether text-message reminders sent to health workers' mobile phones could improve and maintain their adherence to treatment guidelines for outpatient paediatric malaria in Kenya.

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