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Abubakar Nasiru Galadima, Nor Afiah Mohd Zulkefli, Salmiah Md Said, Norliza Ahmad
Vaccine preventable diseases are still the most common cause of childhood mortality, with an estimated 3 million deaths every year, mainly in Africa and Asia. An estimate of 29% deaths among children...
BID Initiative
mPowering’s ORB platform recently launched to help promote the sharing and re-use of openly licensed health worker training content. This webinar provides an introduction to the platform and why...
Tarwa et al
The purpose of the study was to assess whether the Road to Health Card (RTHC) was adequately completed and interpreted at primary, secondary and tertiary care levels in South Africa.
Osaki K, Aiga H
Home-based records have been used in both low- and high-income countries to improve maternal and child health. We define a function–capacity conceptual framework for home-based records showing how...
Lora Shimp
Home-based records (HBRs) are an important tool for achieving, monitoring and sustaining vaccination coverage; however they have often been under-utilized in immunization programs. Historically many...
Figueroa-Downing D, Baggio ML, Baker ML, Dias De Oliveira Chiang E, Villa LL, Eluf Neto J, Evans DP, Bednarczyk RA
OBJECTIVE: To assess the association between Brazilian healthcare providers\' characteristics and their knowledge, perceptions, and practices regarding the HPV vaccine. METHODS: An...
Greg Fegan et al.
... There are many existing solutions for low-cost, high-quality data collection, management and analysis. Many of these systems are built on open-source technologies and thus are more amenable to...
Tamara Dubowitz et al.
Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in ensuring essential public health services. Geographic information system (GIS) technology offers a promising means for LHDs to identify...
Manju Rani & Brian S Buckley
The report concludes that routine data archiving and sharing offers considerable benefits: the effectiveness and efficiency of health research could be increased and science and health-care policy...
Stockwell- Melissa S & Fiks- Alexander G
Vaccination coverage is still below the Healthy People 2010 and 2020 goals. Technology use in the US is widespread by patients and providers including text message- email- internet- social media and...
Chandir- Subash, et al.
This document describes an incentivized vaccination pilot in Pakistan where parents receive may win grocery shopping credit through lottery if they vaccinate their children. It also employs the use...
Piero Luigi Lai, Roberto Gasparini, Alexander Domnich, Nicola L. Bragazzi, Daniela Amicizia , Donatella Panatto
Information and communication technologies (ICT)- such as the Internet or mobile telephony- have become an important part of the life of today's adolescents and their main means of procuring...
Peerawat Wansatid, Aumnuyphan Sangvichean, Surasak Sawang, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Kasemsak Jandee, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Sarinya Krongrungroj
BACKGROUND: Studies of undervaccinated children of minority/stateless populations have highlighted significant barriers at individual- community- and state levels. These include geography-related...
Hilary Bekker, Francine M. Cheater, Swati Shourie, Richard Edlin, Sandy Tubeuf, Cath Jackson
BACKGROUND: Levels of measles in England and Wales are at their highest for 18 years- and strategies targeting the different groups of parents who do not vaccinate their children continue to be...
Katherine M. Atkinson, Kumanan Wilson, Greg Penney
Digital technology has created an opportunity to reenvision the traditional immunization paper record. We describe our experience developing a government endorsed mobile immunization record in...
Katherine Atkinson, Kumanan Wilson, Shelley Deeks
The emergence of new digital technologies has 'disrupted' traditional vaccine information communication. This article reviews the impact of the Internet- social media- digital detection and mobile...
Dante Pascali, Shelley L Deeks, Sarah E Wilson, Jacqueline Westeinde, Robin Ducharme, Katherine M Atkinson, Kumanan Wilson
Sub-optimal vaccination coverage and recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases serve as a reminder that vaccine hesitancy remains a concern. ImmunizeCA- a new smartphone app to help track...