The Pan African medical journal

Micro-planning in a wide age range measles rubella (MR) campaign using mobile phone app, a case of Kenya, 2016.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Introduction: A Measles rubella campaign that targeted 9 months to 14 year old children was conducted in all the 47 counties in Kenya between 16th and 24th of May 2016.

Use of cellular phone contacts to increase return rates for immunization services in Kenya.

Publication Date: 
Nov 15, 2017

Introduction: In Kenya, failure to complete immunization schedules by children who previously accessed immunization services is an obstacle to ensuring that children are fully immunized.

Utilization of Cancer Information System for Breast Cancer Control in Lagos, Nigeria.

Publication Date: 
Feb 03, 2017

INTRODUCTION: There is a substantial increase in the incidence of breast cancer in Nigeria usually with the late stage presentations and subsequent poor rates of survival attributed mainly to a low level of cancer awareness and ignorance amongst patients.

Cholera public health surveillance in the Republic of Cameroon-opportunities and challenges.

Publication Date: 
Nov 01, 2016

INTRODUCTION: In Cameroon, cholera has periodically resurfaced since it was first reported in 1971. In 2003, Cameroon adapted the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy to strengthen surveillance in the country.

Designing text-messaging (SMS) in HIV programs: ethics-framed recommendations from the field.

Publication Date: 
Sep 30, 2015

Text messages (SMS) are being increasingly integrated into HIV programs across Southern Africa to improve patient adherence, linkage to care and provide psycho-social support.

Use of mobile learning technology among final year medical students in Kenya.

Publication Date: 
Sep 02, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Mobile phone penetration has increased exponentially over the last decade as has its application in nearly all spheres of life including health and medical education.