Mobile phones as surveillance tools: implementing and evaluating a large-scale intersectoral surveillance system for rabies in Tanzania

Mtema, Z. et al. (2016) Mobile phones as surveillance tools: implementing and evaluating a large-scale intersectoral surveillance system for rabies in Tanzania. PLoS Medicine, 13(4), e1002002. (doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002002) (PMID:27070315) (PMCID:PMC4829224)

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Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Murray-Smith, Professor Roderick and Halliday, Dr Joanna and Mancy, Dr Rebecca and Haydon, Professor Daniel and Ferguson, Professor Heather and Lembo, Dr Tiziana and Cleaveland, Professor Sarah and Townsend, Dr Sunny and Hampson, Dr Katie
Authors: Mtema, Z., Changalucha, J., Cleaveland, S., Elias, M., Ferguson, H. M., Halliday, J. E.B., Haydon, D. T., Jaswant, G., Kazwala, R., Killeen, G. F., Lembo, T., Lushasi, K., Malishee, A. D., Mancy, R., Maziku, M., Mbunda, E. M., Mchau, G. J.M., Murray-Smith, R., Rysava, K., Said, K., Sambo, M., Shayo, E., Sikana, L., Townsend, S. E., Urassa, H., and Hampson, K.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
College of Social Sciences > School of Education
Journal Name:PLoS Medicine
Publisher:Public Library of Science
ISSN:1549-1277
ISSN (Online):1549-1676
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 Mtema et al.
First Published:First published in PLoS Medicine 13(4): e1002002
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
539491Understanding the role of contact networks in the epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics of zootonic diseaseSarah CleavelandWellcome Trust (WELLCOME)082715/B/07/ZRI BIODIVERSITY ANIMAL HEALTH & COMPMED
551251Road-testing innovative surveillance technologies for rabiesKatie HampsonUBS-Optimus (UBS-OPTIM)UNSPECIFIEDRI BIODIVERSITY ANIMAL HEALTH & COMPMED
569041Hierarchical epidemiology: the spread and persistence of infectious diseases in complex landscapesKatie HampsonWellcome Trust (WELLCOME)095787/Z/11/ZRI BIODIVERSITY ANIMAL HEALTH & COMPMED