Monday, 16 November 2015 14:04

New Journal Article on mHealth Ebola Tools in Guinea

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The latest issue of Global Health: Science and Practice includes a field action report entitled "Introduction of Mobile Health Tools to Support Ebola Surveillance and Contact Tracing in Guinea" 
The article reports on "An informatics system consisting of a mobile health application and business intelligence software was used for collecting and analyzing Ebola contact tracing data. This system offered potential to improve data access and quality to support evidence-based decision-making for the Ebola response in Guinea. Implementation challenges included software limitations, technical literacy of users, coordination among partners, government capacity for data utilization, and data privacy concerns."
Authors: Jilian A Sacks, Elizabeth Zehe, Cindil Redick, Alhoussaine Bah, Kai Cowger, Mamady Camara, Aboubacar Diallo, Abdel Nasser Iro Gigo, Ranu S Dhillon, Anne Liu
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