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Smartphones for community health in rural Cambodia: A feasibility study

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Background

Village Malaria Workers (VMWs) are lay people trained to provide a valuable role in frontline testing and treatment of malaria in rural villages in Cambodia. Emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria highlights the essential role of such VMWs in surveillance and early treatment of malaria. Smartphone technology offers huge potential to support VMWs in isolated and resource-poor settings.

Methods

We investigated the feasibility of issuing established VM...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13751.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0237-1070
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Pages:
69
Publication date:
2018-06-12
Acceptance date:
2018-06-04
DOI:
EISSN:
2398-502X
ISSN:
2398-502X
Pmid:
30116791
Source identifiers:
909262
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:909262
UUID:
uuid:a7580528-34cc-4b3c-864b-f4654b840cc5
Local pid:
pubs:909262
Deposit date:
2018-09-11

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