Wolkon, Adam

PGMS: a case study of collecting PDA-based geo-tagged malaria-related survey data.

Publication Date: 
Sep 04, 2014

Using mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants (PDAs), smartphones, tablet computers, etc., to electronically collect malaria-related field data is the way for the field questionnaires in the future.

Application of pre-programmed PDA devices equipped with global GPS to conduct paperless household surveys in rural Mozambique.

Publication Date: 
Jan 22, 2007

Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are extending how we use software normally associated with desktop and laptop computers. As interface design improves and specialized software becomes available, health professionals are choosing to usePDAs.

Use of handheld computers with global positioning systems for probability sampling and data entry in household surveys.

Publication Date: 
Aug 10, 2007

We introduce an innovative method that uses personal digital assistants (PDAs) equipped with global positioning system (GPS) units in household surveys to select a probability-based sample and perform PDA-based interviews.

Bed net ownership in Kenya: the impact of 3.4 million free bed nets.

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Publication Date: 
Jul 30, 2010

BACKGROUND: In July and September 2006, 3.4 million long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) were distributed free in a campaign targeting children 0-59 months old (CU5s) in the 46 districts with malaria in Kenya.