Using mobile phone text messaging for malaria surveillance in rural Kenya

Abstract

Effective surveillance systems are required to track malaria testing and treatment practices. A 26-week study “SMS for Life” was piloted in five rural districts of Kenya to examine whether SMS reported surveillance data could ensure real-time visibility of accurate data and their use by district managers to impact on malaria case-management. Health workers… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-107

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