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World Health Organization (WHO)
The HERAMS App generates data and reports on health facilities (number, type, geographical location, functionality, accessibility) resources for service delivery (human resources, electricity, water...
Eleonora Muntanola-Thornberg, Revi Sterling, Wuleta Lemma
Gender, Interculturality and ICT4D: Considerations for Technical Assistance
Kyla Hayford, Katherine L O'Brien, Joyce Were, E Wangeci Kagucia, Dustin G Gibson, David Obor, Benard Ochieng
Short message service (SMS) reminders coupled with a small monetary incentive conditioned on prompt vaccination have been shown to improve first-dose measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) uptake. We...
Blaya, Joaquin, Otzoy, Daniel
The term “open source” was coined in 1998 to describe freely available software that allowed for collaboration following certain principles. Over the last 20 years, projects and businesses...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
Para mejorar los resultados de la inmunización es esencial contar con datos oportunos y de alta calidad. La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente que ayuda a construir...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
Les données de qualité, en temps utile, sont essentielles à l’amélioration des résultats de la vaccination. L’étude IDEA offre une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, qui...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Timely, high-quality data is essential to improve immunization outcomes. The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence that helps build a common understanding of what works to improve...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
Para mejorar los resultados de la inmunización es esencial contar con datos oportunos y de alta calidad. La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente que ayuda a construir...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
Les données de qualité, en temps utile, sont essentielles à l’amélioration des résultats de la vaccination. L’étude IDEA offre une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, en...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Timely, high-quality data is essential to improve immunization outcomes. The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
Para mejorar los resultados de la inmunización es esencial contar con datos oportunos y de alta calidad. La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente que ayuda a construir...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
Les données de qualité, en temps utile, sont essentielles à l’amélioration des résultats de la vaccination. L’étude IDEA offre une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, qui...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Timely, high-quality data is essential to improve immunization outcomes. The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence that helps build a common understanding of what works to improve...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organisation panaméricaine de la Santé
L’étude IDEA présente une synthèse globale des données probantes existantes, réalisée en vue d’accroître l’utilisation de données de haute qualité pour améliorer la couverture...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS)
La revisión de IDEA es una síntesis global de la evidencia existente destinada a aumentar el uso de datos de alta calidad para mejorar la cobertura de inmunización. Proporciona una imagen más...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve immunization coverage. It provides a clearer picture of what works to improve...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve immunization coverage. It provides a clearer picture of what works to improve...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve immunization coverage. It provides a clearer picture of what works to improve...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The IDEA review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve immunization coverage. It provides a clearer picture of what works to improve...
PATH, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
The goal of the Immunization Data: Evidence for Action (IDEA) project is to identify, review, synthesize, and disseminate what works to improve the use of immunization data and why it works. In...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This is a global standards document for immunisation supply chain (iSC) information systems. The objectives of this Target Software Standards (TSS) are to ensure countries have access to: 1....
Jennifer Salerno, PhD1, Bartha M. Knoppers, PhD2, Lisa M. Lee, PhD3, WayWay M. Hlaing, PhD4, Kenneth W. Goodman, PhD5
Purpose This paper reflects on the activities of the Ethics Committee of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE). Members of the Ethics Committee identified an opportunity to elaborate on...
Despite its promise, however, the digital health landscape today is highly fragmented. The result is a myriad of digital health projects and applications that rarely reach scale and if they were to...
Tesfaye B. Erbeto, Sisay G. Tegegn, Rui G Vaz, Richard Banda, Peter Nsubuga, Pascal Mkanda, Kebba Touray, Faisal Shuaib, Andrew Etsano
INTRODUCTION Nigeria is among the 3 countries in which polio remains endemic. The country made significant efforts to reduce polio transmission but remains challenged by poor-quality campaigns and...
Cutrona, Sarah L, Sreedhara, Meera, Goff, Sarah L, Fisher, Lloyd D, Preusse, Peggy, Jackson, Madeline, Sundaresan, Devi, Garber, Lawrence D, Mazor, Kathleen M
BACKGROUND Clinical decision support (CDS), including computerized reminders for providers and patients, can improve health outcomes. CDS promoting influenza vaccination, delivered directly to...
Paul V. Effler, Alan Leeb, Stephanie A. Williams, Darren W. Westphal
INTRODUCTION On-going post-licensure surveillance of adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) is critical to detecting and responding to potentially serious adverse events in a timely manner....
David K. Vawdrey, Angel Aponte, Kristen Forney, Stephen Holleran, Rajasekhar Ramakrishnan, Karthik Natarajan, Melissa S. Stockwell
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of exchange of immunization information between an immunization information system (IIS) and an electronic health record on up-to-date rates, overimmunization, and...
Burgess, Kathleen, Atkinson, Katherine M, Westeinde, Jacqueline, Crowcroft, Natasha, Deeks, Shelley L, Wilson, Kumanan
BACKGROUND Barriers and facilitators of mobile app adoption are not known. This study examined usage of a new Pan-Canadian immunization app to identify factors that contributed to usage. METHODS...
Tharmalingam, Sukirtha, Hagens, Simon, Zelmer, Jennifer
BACKGROUND As health care becomes more complex, it becomes more important for clinicians and patients to share information. Electronic health information exchange can help address this need. To this...
Amabelia Rodrigues, Celso Soares Pereira Batista, Henrik Ravn, Emil Rossing
BACKGROUND Recent studies have revealed a low measles vaccination (MV) rate in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (West Africa) that has not increased in accordance with the increasing coverage of other...
Bay, Sarah L., Crawford, Daniel J.
Introduction Influenza presents additional burdens for children with chronic respiratory conditions. Influenza vaccinations may reduce complications, yet approximately half of children remain...
Chen, Li, Du, Xiaozhen, Zhang, Lin van, Velthoven, Michelle Helena, Wu, Qiong, Yang, Ruikan, Cao, Ying, Wang, Wei, Xie, Lihui, Rao, Xiuqin, Zhang, Yanfeng, Koepsell, Jeanne Catherine
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of an EPI smartphone application (EPI app) on improving vaccination coverage in rural Sichuan Province, China. METHODS This...
Sean T. O\'Leary, Michelle Lee, Steven Lockhart, Sheri Eisert, Anna Furniss, Juliana Barnard, Doron Shmueli, Shannon Stokley, L. Miriam Dickinson, Allison Kempe
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost of bidirectional short messaging service in increasing rates of vaccination and well child care (WCC) among adolescents. METHODS: We included all...
Minal K. Patel, Viengnakhone Vongxay, Vansy Vilayvone, Siddhartha Sankar Datta, Kathleen Wannemuehler, Phanmanisone Philakong, Edna Moturi, Anonh Xeuatvongsa
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B vaccine birth dose (HepB-BD) was introduced in Lao People\'s Democratic Republic to prevent perinatal hepatitis B virus transmission in 2008; high coverage is challenging since...
Orr, Daniela, Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet, Landsman, Keren
BACKGROUND Social media can act as an important platform for debating, discussing, and disseminating information about vaccines. Our objectives were to map and describe the roles played by web-based...
Garcia-Dia, Mary, Joy Fitzpatrick, Joyce J, Madigan, Elizabeth A, Peabody, John W
A comparative descriptive study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of text messages with pictures compared with plain text messages or verbal reminders in improving measles, mumps, and...
US CDC
The 3.0 versions of the Logic Specification and Supporting Data expand upon the previously published recommendations for birth to death to include risk factors that indicate or contraindicate...
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), RELACSIS
On the initiative of the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Strengthening Health Information Systems (RELACSIS), a group of 200 people enrolled in a virtual forum where they discussed the...
Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Mirjam Verwijs, Andrea Solnes Miltenburg, Alexander Borgstein, Mary Amoakoh-Coleman, Joyce Linda Browne, Stephanie Felicie Victoria Sondaal
INTRODUCTION: Maternal and neonatal mortality remains high in many low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Availability and use of mobile phones is increasing rapidly with 90% of persons in...
Cutrona, Sarah L, Sreedhara, Meera, Goff, Sarah L, Fisher, Lloyd D, Preusse, Peggy, Jackson, Madeline, Sundaresan, Devi, Garber, Lawrence D, Mazor, Kathleen M
BACKGROUND: Clinical decision support (CDS), including computerized reminders for providers and patients, can improve health outcomes. CDS promoting influenza vaccination, delivered directly to...
Immunisation registry systems have been shown to be important for finding pockets of under-immunised individuals and for increasing vaccination coverage. The National Immunisation Information System...
Werner, Laurie, Seymour, Dawn
An update on collaborative efforts from countries piloting electronic immunization registries through the Better Immunization Data Initiative.
Pierluigi Lopalco, Eleonora Agricola, Elisabetta Pandolfi, Angelo D’Ambrosio, Francesco Gesualdo, Alberto E. Tozzi
In order to successfully control and eliminate vaccine-preventable infectious diseases, an appropriate vaccine coverage has to be achieved and maintained. This task requires a high level of effort as...
Edwin J Asturias, Allison Kempe, Anna Furniss, Sheana Bull, Sean T O'Leary, Ingrid L Contreras-Roldan, Gretchen J Domek
BACKGROUND: Patient reminder systems are an evidence-based way to improve childhood vaccination rates but are difficult to implement in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Short Message Service...
A brief presentation on how GIS technologies can be used in immunization information systems for improved programme management. Some of the key applications of the technology within the programme...
Immunization registries offer the opportunity for epidemiologists, immunization coordinators, assessment specialists, and immunization coalitions to address all aspects of communicable disease...
Kamadjeu, Raoul
BACKGROUND: The use of GIS in public health is growing, a consequence of a rapidly evolving technology and increasing accessibility to a wider audience. Google Earth (GE) is becoming an important...
Ramírez-Ramírez, Lilia L, Gel, Yulia R, Thompson, Mary, de Villa, Eileen, McPherson, Matt
In this paper we discuss the SIMID tool for simulation of the spread of infectious disease, enabling spatio-temporal visualization of the dynamics of influenza outbreaks. SIMID is based on modern...
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluates the temporal, spatial, and spatio-temporal variation of immunization rates for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immunization in the province of Alberta. The study uses...
Sara Boccalin, Angela Bechini, Paolo Landa, Alessio Signori, Nicola Luigi Bragazzi, Lucia Arata, Daniela Amicizia , Giancarlo Icardi, Paolo Bonanni, Roberto Gasparini, Alexander Domnich, Donatella Panatto
Given the growing use and great potential of mobile apps, this project aimed to develop and implement a user-friendly app to increase laypeople\'s knowledge and awareness of invasive pneumococcal...
Sara L. Thomas, Nick J. Andrews, Andreia Leite
PURPOSE: Pre-licensure studies have limited ability to detect rare adverse events (AEs) to vaccines, requiring timely post-licensure studies. With the increasing availability of electronic health...
Ellen J Goldberg, Essie Torres, LaDonna Maddy, Alice R Richman
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate an intervention aimed at increasing HPV vaccine completion of the 3-dose series and knowledge. PARTICIPANTS: 264 male and female U.S. college students 18-26 years old who...
Tiro, Jasmin A, Lee, Simon, Craddock, Marks, Emily G, Persaud, Donna, Skinner, Celette Sugg, Street, Richard L, Wiebe, Deborah J, Farrell, David, Bishop, Wendy Pechero, Fuller, Sobha, Baldwin, Austin S
BACKGROUND: Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers are a significant burden on the US health care system that can be prevented through adolescent HPV vaccination. Despite guidelines recommending...
John S. Brownstein, Angus Thomson, Lawrence C. Madoff, Louisa Paushter, Melissa Cumming, Chi Y. Bahk
Real-time monitoring of mainstream and social media can inform public health practitioners and policy makers about vaccine sentiment and hesitancy. We describe a publicly available platform for...
Wences Arvelo, H. Sandhu, C. Tabu, Z. Gura, Z. Ngan’ga, S. Lowther, Adam Haji
BACKGROUND: Globally, vaccine preventable diseases are responsible for nearly 20 % of deaths annually among children <5 years old. Worldwide, many children dropout from the vaccination program, are...
Angela K. Shen, Mike McQuestion, Rebecca Fields
Vaccine costs in the developing world have grown from < US$1/child in 2001 to about $21 for boys and $35 for girls in 2014, as more and costlier vaccines are being introduced into national...
MAHAD IBRAHIM
A short article on data management during the ebola outbreak in 2014-2015, and some new perspectives and lessons learned from working with weak health management information systems during health...
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Immunization clinical decision support (CDS), more commonly referred to as evaluation and forecasting, is an automated process that determines the recommended immunizations needed for a patient and...
Jasjit S Ahluwalia, Victoria H Raveis, Jennifer McHugh, Joseph S Koopmeiners, Hee Yun Lee
OBJECTIVES: To test the feasibility and efficacy of a culturally-tailored mobile health intervention designed to increase knowledge about, intent to obtain, and receipt of the HPV vaccine. METHODS: A...
Luke Gamble, Richard J. Mellanby, Barend M. Bronsvoort, Ian G. Handel, Kate Shervell, Praveen Ohal, Andrew D. Gibson
BACKGROUND: Over 20 000 people die from rabies each year in India. At least 95 % of people contract rabies from an infected dog. Annual vaccination of over 70 % of the dog population has eliminated...
Jan Grevendonk, Brian Taliesin, Dan Brigden
Esta guía práctica pretende ayudar a los gestores de salud pública a planificar la implementación de tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones (TIC) a los sistemas de información...
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Pan-American Health Organization\'s Immunization Newsletter, March edition. Includes three articles on the use of Information and Communication Technologies for health promotion and immunization...
Kristine Macartney, Nicholas Wood, Nigel Crawford, Christopher Blyth, Tom Snelling, Darren Westphal, Annette Regan, Alan Leeb, Patrick Cashman, Alexis Pillsbury
Increased febrile reactions in Australian children from one influenza vaccine brand in 2010 diminished confidence in influenza immunisation, highlighting the need for improved vaccine safety...
Vickie Knight, Ruthy McIver, Rebecca J Guy, Handan C Wand, Anna M McNulty, Amalie Dyda
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of text message reminders (short messaging service (SMS)) on hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination completion among high risk sexual health center...
Chachou, Martel J, Mukinda, Fidele K, Motaze, Villyen, Wiysonge, Charles S
INTRODUCTION: Worldwide, suboptimal immunisation coverage causes the deaths of more than one million children under five from vaccine-preventable diseases every year. Reasons for suboptimal coverage...
P.V. Effler, P.C. Richmond, D.B. Mak, L. Tracey, C.C. Blyth, A.K. Regan
OBJECTIVES: In 2013, the Follow-up and Active Surveillance of Trivalent Influenza Vaccine in Mums (FASTMum) program began using short message service (SMS) to collect adverse event information in...
BACKGROUND: Patient identification within and between health services is an operational challenge in many resource-limited settings. When following HIV risk groups for service provision and in the...
Birgitta M. Weltermann, Anja Viehmann, Anika Thielmann
BACKGROUND: Immunization programs are among the most effective public health strategies worldwide. Adequate vaccine storage is a prerequisite to assure the vaccines\' effectiveness and safety. In a...
Peerawat Wansatid, Waranya Wongwit, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Kasemsak Jandee
BACKGROUND: Entering data onto paper-based forms, then digitizing them, is a traditional data-management method that might result in poor data quality, especially when the secondary data are...
Najla A. Lakkis, Dina M. Mahmassani, Ghassan N. Hamadeh, Alexandra S. Ghadieh
BACKGROUND: Invasive pneumococcal disease is one of the most important vaccine-preventable diseases threatening the adult community due to missed opportunities for vaccination. This study compares...
Coloma, Preciosa M, Becker, Benedikt, Sturkenboom, Miriam C J M, van Mulligen, Erik M, Kors, Jan A
INTRODUCTION: There is growing interest in whether social media can capture patient-generated information relevant for medicines safety surveillance that cannot be found in traditional...
Nelson, Erik J, Hughes, John, Oakes, J Michael, Pankow, James S, Kulasingam, Shalini L
OBJECTIVES: To identify factors associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and to determine the geographic distribution of vaccine uptake while accounting for spatial...
Katib, Anas Rao, Deepthi Rao, Praveen Williams, Karen Grant, Jim
Immunization saves millions of lives against vaccine-preventable diseases. Yet, 24 million children born every year do not receive proper immunization during their first year. UNICEF and WHO have...
John D. Clemens, Dipika Sur, Sujit K. Bhattacharya, Thomas F. Wierzba, Anna Lena Lopez, Jacqueline L. Deen, Byomkesh Manna, Suman Kanungo, Young Ae You, Mohammad Ali
BACKGROUND: Case-control studies have not been examined for their utility in assessing population-level vaccine protection in individually randomized trials. METHODS: We used the data of a...
Anna M. Winters, David A. Larsen, Jessie Pinchoff, Brian Chirwa, Daniel J. Bridges, Derek Pollard , Silvia Renn, Aniset Kamanga
BACKGROUND: Defining the number and location of sprayable structures (houses) is foundational to plan and monitor indoor residual spray (IRS) implementation, a primary intervention used to control...
DiClemente, Ralph J Murray, Colleen Crittenden Graham, Tracie Still, Julia
Although genital HPV is the most prevalent STI in the US, rates of vaccination uptake among high-risk subgroups remain low. Investigations of vaccine compliance have mainly targeted mother-daughter...
Hofstetter, Annika M DuRivage, Nathalie Vargas, Celibell Y Camargo, Stewin Vawdrey, David K Fisher, Allison Stockwell, Melissa S
OBJECTIVE: Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination is important for preventing disease outbreaks, yet pockets of under-vaccination persist. Text message reminders have been employed successfully for...
O\'Leary, Sean T Lee, Michelle Lockhart, Steven Eisert, Sheri Furniss, Anna Barnard, Juliana Shmueli, Doron Stokley, Shannon Dickinson, L Miriam Kempe
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness and cost of bidirectional short messaging service in increasing rates of vaccination and well child care (WCC) among adolescents. METHODS: We included all...
ISO
Update ISO 10781:2015 provides a reference list of functions that may be present in an Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S). The function list is described from a user perspective with the intent...
Juice Analytics
This document gives a practical guide on the utility of dashboards, how to create and design dashboards, and how to optimize the interface design.
Data for Management Working Group
This spreadsheet lists a variety of mobile data collection software and applications used in past projects. It also lists the pilots\' profiles, describing in detail how the piloting took place,...
United Nations Population Division
This file contains population estimates as well as the fertility and mortality rates by country, made by the United Nations Population Division.
Klungsoyr- Jorn
This presentation describes Zegeba- a mobile data collection software that can be used in a variety of settings- including mobile health contexts.
Poehling- Katherine A, Vannoy- Lauren & Peters- Timothy R
BACKGROUND: The North Carolina Immunization Registry (NCIR) has been available since 2004. We sought to measure its utilization among practices that provide primary care for children who are enrolled...
World Health Organization (WHO), PATH
In Vietnam, project Optimize worked with government and software partners to help introduce a digital immunization registry. This brief describes how the registry allowed the health system to better...
Vodafone
An overview of Vodafone technologies\' use throughout several countries in mobile health projects.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The delivery and acceptance of recommended vaccinations is an ongoing challenge for health-care providers and health-care and public health systems- but specific interventions can increase levels of...