Innovations in communication technologies for measles supplemental immunization activities: lessons from Kenya measles vaccination campaign, November 2012

@inproceedings{Mbabazi2015InnovationsIC,
  title={Innovations in communication technologies for measles supplemental immunization activities: lessons from Kenya measles vaccination campaign, November 2012},
  author={William Baguma Mbabazi and Collins W. Tabu and Caleb Chemirmir and James Kisia and Nasra Ali and Melissa G Corkum and Gene L Bartley},
  booktitle={Health policy and planning},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND To achieve a measles free world, effective communication must be part of all elimination plans. The choice of communication approaches must be evidence based, locally appropriate, interactive and community owned. In this article, we document the innovative approach of using house visits supported by a web-enabled mobile phone application to create a real-time platform for adaptive management of supplemental measles immunization days in Kenya. METHODS One thousand nine hundred and… CONTINUE READING
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