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Ownership and use of mobile phones among health workers, caregivers of sick children and adult patients in Kenya: cross-sectional national survey.

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BACKGROUND: The rapid growth in mobile phone penetration and use of Short Message Service (SMS) has been seen as a potential solution to improve medical and public health practice in Africa. Several studies have shown effectiveness of SMS interventions to improve health workers' practices, patients' adherence to medications and availability of health facility commodities. To inform policy makers about the feasibility of facility-based SMS interventions, the coverage data on mobile phone owne...

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10.1186/1744-8603-9-20

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Journal:
Globalization and health
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1744-8603
ISSN:
1744-8603
Source identifiers:
401954
Language:
English
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pubs:401954
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uuid:74cd47ad-3900-45d2-9b3c-620738d19d1e
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Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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