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Enhancing Community Based Health Information System (CBHIS) Reporting Through Open-Source Short Message Service-Based Tool

@inproceedings{Kagiri2015EnhancingCB,
  title={Enhancing Community Based Health Information System (CBHIS) Reporting Through Open-Source Short Message Service-Based Tool},
  author={Michael Kagiri and Peter Wagacha Waiganjo and Ruth Nyambura Ngechu},
  year={2015}
}
Evidence-based strategic decisions, planning, budgeting, policy formulation at different health care levels can be made possible with complete, accurate, timely health information. However, manual reporting forms continues to increase frequency of errors and workload of community health volunteers (CHVs). Mobile penetration rate standing at 79.2% in Kenya has been seen as a potential technology avenue to improve current CBHIS process flows. We thus designed and piloted a simple SMS-Based… 

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