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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. ...
Inequitable and ineffective : exclusion of mental health from the post-2015 development agenda
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), adopted at the turn of the century, represented a milestone in global development by committing United Nations member states to eradicating extreme poverty and achieving specific ...
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 ...
Intimate partner violence and depression symptom severity among South African women during pregnancy and postpartum : population-based prospective cohort study
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Background: Violence against women by intimate partners remains unacceptably common worldwide. The evidence base for the assumed psychological impacts of intimate partner violence (IPV) is derived primarily from studies ...
Mental health spillovers and the millennium development goals : the case of perinatal depression in Khayelitsha, South Africa
(Edinburgh University Global Health Society, 2012-06-29)
Mental illness currently ranks among the top ten causes of burden of disease in low-income countries . In the African region specifically, neuropsychiatric disorders account for approximately 5% of disability-adjusted ...
Scaling up mHealth : where is the evidence?
(Public Library of Science, 2013-02-12)
Despite hundreds of mHealth pilot studies, there has been insufficient programmatic evidence to inform implementation and scale-up of mHealth. We discuss what constitutes appropriate research evidence to inform scale up. ...