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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 ...
Assessment of the uptake of neonatal and young infant referrals by community health workers to public health facilities in an urban informal settlement, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2013-02)
Abstract Background Globally, 40% of the 7.6 million deaths of children under five every year occur in the neonatal period (first 28 days after birth). Increased and earlier recognition ...
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. ...