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Lay-operator mHealth Network: Real-time Syndromic Surveillance and Intervention

The following grant was awarded by, is supported by, is administered by or is in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Funding Fogarty Program

Mobile Health (mHealth)

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Lay-operator mHealth Network: Real-time Syndromic Surveillance and Intervention

Principal Institution

Oregon Health and Science University

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Spencer, Peter S

Project Contact Information

Year(s) Awarded

2016-2017

Collaborating Country

Uganda

Collaborators

Gulu University
Hope For Humans
Microclinic Technologies, Inc

Project Description

​This project explores the development, implementation, and evaluation of a smartphone-/ tablet -based network of village-based, custom-trained, layperson mHealth workers who use simple-to-operate, network-integrated software regularly to report presumptive and medically diagnosed cases of a single illustrative chronic disease: Nodding Syndrome.

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