Effectiveness of a Mobile Short-Message-Service–Based Disease Outbreak Alert System in Kenya
Mitsuru Toda , Ian Njeru, Dejan Zurovac, Shikanga O Tipo, David Kareko, Matilu Mwau, and Kouichi Morita
Author affiliations: Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, Japan (M. Toda); Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan (M. Toda); Nagasaki University Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki (M. Toda, K. Morita); Ministry of Health Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya (I. Njeru, S. O-Tipo, D. Kareko); Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi (D. Zurovac); Oxford University, Oxford, UK (D. Zurovac); Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi (M. Mwau)
Figure 2. Profile of control and intervention health facilities and exclusions during the course of a study of a mobile short-message-service–based disease outbreak alert system (mSOS) in Kenya. IDSR, Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response.
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