The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents.

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Dec 31, 2009

BACKGROUND: Malaria endemicity in Zanzibar has reached historically low levels, and the epidemiology of malaria transmission is in transition. To capitalize on these gains, Zanzibar has commissioned a feasibility assessment to help inform on whether to move to an elimination campaign.

Mobile phones as a health communication tool to improve skilled attendance at delivery in Zanzibar: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

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Aug 13, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between a mobile phone intervention and skilled delivery attendance in a resource-limited setting.

DESIGN: Pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial with primary healthcare facilities as the unit of randomisation.

Evaluating feasibility, reach and potential impact of a text message family planning information service in Tanzania.

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Jan 11, 2013

BACKGROUND: The objective of this research was to evaluate the feasibility, reach and potential behavioral impact of providing automated family planning information via mobile phones to the general public in Tanzania.