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Health information technology in primary health care in developing countries: a literature review

Methodology Identification of publications Publications were identified by an initial generic search using words from any database field (i.e. words from titles, keywords and abstracts) after which all keywords yielding relevant publications were listed. Some of the search terms used were: • database management systems AND primary health care; •…

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HEA’LTH DATA ISSUES FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

INTRODUCTION This paper is intended to describe some of the basic concepts of data collection and information systems development that should be an inherent consideration for primary health care programs in developing countries. Various types of data are described which comprise a minimum basic data set for the management and…

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Maternal and Child Health Research

Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network RTI is serving as the data collection and analysis center for NICHD’s study of stillbirth in the United States. In this role, we help network investigators at five university-affiliated clinical sites design studies to determine the causes of stillbirth. We are also supporting efforts to develop…

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