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The development and evaluation of a PDA-based method for public health surveillance data collection in developing countries

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  • Ping Yu
  • Maximilian de Courten
  • Elaine Pan
  • Gauden Galea
  • Jan Pryor
EpiData and Epi Info are often used together by public health agencies around the world, particularly in developing countries, to meet their needs of low-cost public health data management; however, the current open source data management technology lacks a mobile component to meet the needs of mobile public health data collectors. The goal of this project is to explore the opportunity of filling this gap through developing and trial of a personal digital assistant (PDA) based data collection/entry system. It evaluated whether such a system could increase efficiency and reduce data transcription errors for public surveillance data collection in developing countries represented by Fiji.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftInternational Journal of Medical Informatics
Vol/bind78
Udgave nummer8
Sider (fra-til)532-42
Antal sider11
ISSN1386-5056
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 1 aug. 2009

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