Feasibility of Development of an Immunization Management Tool for Mobile Phones by UCD Approach

Mobile phones are the most used accessories of people throughout the world and its uses are increasing day by day in India. Due to advancement in the field of 'Human Computer Interaction (HCI)' in the last few decades, attention has been drawn to usability studies of mobile devices or mobile phone applications including user need identification, user need analysis, usability testing etc. In the area of health, Immunization as such has prime importance in human life especially to protect newborns and teenagers from life threatening diseases. In India, present immunization program involves pen-paper based Routine Immunization (RI) card which has several drawbacks in its use; such as, spoiling of RI card, RI card being lost etc.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jan 2013 Format: PDF

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