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SMS Mobile Technology for Vaccine Coverage and Acceptance

Edwin Asturias of Children's Hospital Colorado in the U.S. will test a mobile phone short message service (SMS) system that will provide messaging texts to parents of infants in Guatemala in an effort to improve timely immunizations, increase vaccine acceptance, and provide a tool for reporting of side effects.

More information about Design New Approaches to Optimize Immunization Systems (Round 8)

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