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The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool : a report from a household survey in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2009-12)
Background: To investigate the feasibility, the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect ...
An effectiveness study of an integrated, community-based package for maternal, newborn, child and HIV care in South Africa : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
(BioMed Central, 2011-11)
Background Progress towards MDG4 in South Africa will depend largely on scaling up effective prevention against mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and also addressing neonatal mortality. This imperative drives ...
Value of a mobile information system to improve quality of care by community health workers
(AOSIS Publishing, 2013)
Background: We will be unable to achieve sustained impact on health outcomes with community health worker (CHW)-based interventions unless we bridge the gap between small scale efficacy studies and large scale interventions. ...
Setting priorities in child health research investments for South Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2007)
This paper aims to define health research priorities in South Africa, where it is estimated that nearly 100,000 children under 5 years of age still die each year.The authors applied the methodology for setting priorities ...
Evidence-based priority setting for health care and research : tools to support policy in maternal, neonatal, and child health in Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2010-07-13)
Priority setting is required in every health care system. It guides investments in health care and health research, and respects resource constraints. It happens continuously, with or without appropriate tools or processes. ...