African health sciences

Use of personal digital assistants for data collection in a multi-site AIDS stigma study in rural south Nyanza, Kenya.

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Jan 25, 2012

OBJECTIVES: To describe the development, cost effectiveness and implementation of a PDA based electronic system to collect, verify and manage data from a multi-site study on HIV/AIDS stigma and pregnancy in a rural, resource-poor area.

Mobile phone ownership among Nigerians with diabetes.

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Feb 17, 2011

BACKGROUND: A survey was undertaken to determine the number of individuals who have access to Mobile phones among those attending our Diabetes clinic in order to explore whether this could replace or become an adjunct to street home address as contact information.