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In some countries, the absence of national ID cards made it difficult to identify participants at clinic appointments
Biometric identification for identifying study OR CAMPAIGN participants
Using technology to support Ebola vaccine trials in Sierra Leone
Several enabling technologies were either developed or repurposed for use in the EBOVAC trials and in vaccination cam
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Iris scanning for identification of study or campaign participants
 
Real-life experiences from the front line: Penetration of mobile phone technologies in Sierra Leone
 
Real-life experiences from the front line: Evolution of technology used to identify participants
 
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To ensure participants returned for their clinic visits, the EBODAC team made use of mobile phone messaging (text and
The MOTECH platform has continued to be used in subsequent vaccination campaigns, including applications in the Ebola
Mobile Technology for Community Health platform for clinic visit reminders
Description of the MOTECH platform
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MOTECH message (English)
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MOTECH message (Krio)
 
 
Click below to play an example mobile phone message sent to participants regarding a clinic visit
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In order to strengthen local knowledge regarding Ebola vaccine trials, the EBODAC team developed a Mobile Training an
Mobile Training and Support platform for training Community Health Workers
The Mobile Training and Support (MOTS) platform used to support Community Health Workers
 
 
Click below to play an example of a training module clip sent to community health workers
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Training module (English)
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Training module (Krio)
 
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To learn more about the technology pieces developed through EBODAC, please refer to the EBODAC publications and resou
EBODAC publications and resources
 
 
The first generation of the biometric kit used for participant identification was very heavy ( 20kg), occupied a rela
Real-life experiences from the front line: Evolution of technology used to identify participants
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http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/mediaaction/pdf/research/mobile-media-landscape-sierra-leone-report.pdf http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/mediaaction/pdf/research/mobile-media-landscape-sierra-leone-report.pdf
A report from 2016 revealed that 83% of people living in Sierra Leone had access to a mobile phone, although only 53%
Real-life experiences from the front line: Penetration of mobile phone technologies in Sierra Leone
 
 
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