Evaluation of an oral health intervention among mothers of young children: a clustered randomized trial.

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Jul 16, 2015

BACKGROUND: Oral health education for the mothers of very young children is important in reducing the risk of early childhood caries. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of an oral health intervention among mothers of 1-2 years old children.

Evaluation of the impact of a mobile health system on adherence to antenatal and postnatal care and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs in Kenya.

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Apr 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) implemented in Western Kenya a mobile Health tool that uses text messages to coordinate Community Health Worker (CHW) activities around antenatal care (ANC) and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), named the ANC/PMTCT Adheren

Vaccination attitudes and mobile readiness: A survey of expectant and new mothers.

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May 02, 2015

Sub-optimal vaccination coverage and recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases serve as a reminder that vaccine hesitancy remains a concern. ImmunizeCA, a new smartphone app to help track immunizations, may address several reasons for not vaccinating.

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Helping mothers to get the message about influenza: are texts the future for increased immunization?

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Feb 16, 2015

Pregnant women and children are at increased risk of severe influenza infections. Despite existing recommendations, uptake of influenza vaccine in these vulnerable groups remains low. Text message reminder-recalls are a feasible and scalable method for promoting influenza vaccination.