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Virtual health connect: A community-based immunisation scheduler and manager


Keng, Siang Ooi and Yu-N, Cheah (2013) Virtual health connect: A community-based immunisation scheduler and manager. In: 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics (ICOCI 2013), 28 -30 August 2013, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Abstract

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there were 28,950 children in Malaysia who did not receive full immunisation,given by the Malaysian government for free, by the age of 7 in 2011 alone.Current manual or paper-based systems are no longer effective nor efficient in keeping track of the immunisation schedules, and in reminding parents regarding their children‘s immunisation schedules.Virtual Health Connect (VHC) is a community-based lightweight web-based solution that helps to manage children‘s immunisation schedules automatically and sends short message service (SMS) reminders to parents when their children‘s upcoming immunisation dates draw near.Healthcare personnel can also generate monthly reports on immunisation coverage and trace appointment defaulters easily, saving administrative time and effort.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078791 Organized by: Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: immunisation scheduler, immunisation management, immunisation reminder, short message service
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 02:17
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 02:17
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12057

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