Malaria

Are mobile health applications useful for supporting shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions?

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Aug 25, 2017

Mobile health (mHealth) applications intended to support shared decision making in diagnostic and treatment decisions are increasingly available. In this paper, we discuss some recent studies on mHealth applications with relevance to shared decision making.

Mobile phone-based mHealth approaches for public health surveillance in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review.

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Nov 15, 2014

Whereas mobile phone-based surveillance has the potential to provide real-time validated data for disease clustering and prompt respond and investigation, little evidence is available on current practice in sub-Sahara Africa.

The challenge to avoid anti-malarial medicine stock-outs in an era of funding partners: the case of Tanzania.

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Jun 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Between 2007 and 2013, the Tanzanian public sector received 93.1 million doses of first-line anti-malarial artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in the form of artemether-lumefantrine entirely supplied by funding partners.

Community health workers and mobile technology: a systematic review of the literature.

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Jun 18, 2013

INTRODUCTION: In low-resource settings, community health workers are frontline providers who shoulder the health service delivery burden. Increasingly, mobile technologies are developed, tested, and deployed with community health workers to facilitate tasks and improve outcomes.

Microfluidic CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counters for point-of-care HIV diagnostics using whole blood.

Publication Date: 
Dec 05, 2013

Roughly 33 million people worldwide are infected with HIV; disease burden is highest in resource-limited settings. One important diagnostic in HIV disease management is the absolute count of lymphocytes expressing the CD4(+) and CD8(+) receptors.

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