Malaria Texting

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Credit: 
© 2011 Cameron Taylor, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
Cameron Taylor
Location: 
Ziway
Ethiopia
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Date taken: 
July 29, 2011
Project: 
2012 Photoshare Photo Contest
Image Width: 
2896
Image Height: 
1944

Caption

Standing with her community health post in the background, an Ethiopian community health worker sends an SMS text message containing data about the malaria patients she treated during the week. Community health workers are essential to malaria surveillance in the region.

History of Use

Organization Media Type Title
MEASURE Evaluation Website Monitoring Malaria Trends with Cell Phones and Site Visits in Ethiopia
FHI 360 Website Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) website
FHI 360 Website Research Utilization toolkit
REACHOUT Consortium | Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Website Reachout Consortium website
MEASURE DHS Video World Malaria Day video
Medical Research Council Poster Incentives for lay health workers to improve recruitment, performance and retention in service: a systematic review in progress
USAID Powerpoint Presentation The mobile connection in the changing African landscape: How mobile technology can help improve health services and outcomes
REACHOUT Consortium/Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Brochure Reachout Consortium leaflet
African Strategies for Health Report mHealth Compendium Volume Two
Global Health Workforce Alliance Annual Report Annual Report