Asiimwe, Caroline | 2011
- Author(s): Asiimwe, Caroline
- Publisher: American society of tropical medicine and hygiene
- Pages: 26--33
- Keywords: mobile telecommunication services, health services, data collection, malaria, uganda
In 2009, a SMS reporting system was introduced in two districts in Uganda in order to improve malaria monitoring and track medication stocks in rural health facilities. The paper reviews the influence on managing stock data and disease monitoring.
Atun, Rifat A. and Sittampalam, Soalen R. and Mohan, Anita | 2005
- Author(s): Atun, Rifat A. and Sittampalam, Soalen R. and Mohan, Anita
- Publisher: Tanaka business school [etc.]
- Pages: --
- Keywords: mobile telecommunication services, health personnel, health education, therapeutics
The authors report the findings of a systematic review on uses and benefits of text messaging applications in health care. Included were clinical research studies as well as grey literature and material on applications not tested in clinical studies.
Azfar, Rahat S. | 2011
- Author(s): Azfar, Rahat S.
- Publisher: Royal society of medicine (RSM) press]
- Pages: 338--340
- Keywords: mobile telecommunication services, dermatology, aids, information technology, botswana
Based on a cross-sectional survey of adult patients with HIV and mucocutaneous complaints in Botswana, this study explores whether that the use of mobile store-and-forward teledermatology technology in a resource-limited setting in Botswana is culturally acceptable to HIV positive patients.
Baker, Bernice | 2006
- Author(s): Baker, Bernice
- Publisher: Bournemoth university [etc.]
- Pages: --
- Keywords: mobile telecommunication services, health personnel, united kingdom
This research investigates the use and value of SMS messaging in different health care applications, predominantly in Europe. Evidence was sought from literature, regulatory and professional bodies, as well as key informants, namely nurses.
Bali, Surya and Singh, Amar Jeet | cop. 2007
- Author(s): Bali, Surya and Singh, Amar Jeet
- Publisher: Royal society of medicine (RSM) press
- Pages: 421--424
- Keywords: mobile telecommunication services, health services, rural health, india
A study to ascertain the acceptability and feasibility of consultation by mobile phone in a rural area of northern India. The mobile phone number of a community physician was advertised to the general public and people were invited to telephone at any time for a medical consultation.