In 2004 a public health surveillance project to lower the rate of sexually transmitted diseases was piloted. Cell phones were used for real-time collection and transmission of adverse events related to metronidazole administration among female sex workers in three cities.
Curioso, W.H. 2009, Welcome to the Cell-PREVEN Project, Universidad Peruano Cayetano Heredia, University of Washington, Imperial College
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Chin, T. 2005, Cell Phones Help Doctors Collect Data in New Ways, American Medical News, Vol. 8, no. 7, p. 27
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