Title: SMS for the control of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries : a systematic review
Author: Déglise, Carole
Institution: Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Basel
Graduate date: 2007-06-29 (W3C-DTF)
Document: Abstract-Déglise Carole_ 2010.pdf
Description: The last decade has seen an unprecedented growth of mobile
phones in the developing world, thus linking millions of previously unconnected people. The ubiquity and popularity of Short Message Service (SMS) for communication and data transfer provide new perspectives for improving healthcare delivery. This review aims to describe and evaluate SMS-supported interventions for the control of communicable and non-communicable diseases in developing countries. It will also examine opportunities and challenges to
identify priority research areas and the way forward...
Classification: 2007 (LCSH)
Language: English
Date Of Record Creation: 2011-12-08 22:09:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Of Record Release: 2011-12-09 04:15:37 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-09 04:16:23 (W3C-DTF)

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