School-based Surveillance for Detection of Children with Acute Pharyngitis, Rheumatic Fever/rheumatic Heart Disease: India

/School-based Surveillance for Detection of Children with Acute Pharyngitis, Rheumatic Fever/rheumatic Heart Disease: India

School-based Surveillance for Detection of Children with Acute Pharyngitis, Rheumatic Fever/rheumatic Heart Disease: India

2019-05-11T11:54:55-04:00October 17th, 2018|

Study Details

Objective: Efficacy of school-based surveillance was evaluated for detection of acute pharyngitis and RF/RHD in Shimla district, HP.

Duration: 2 years

Methods: Randomized controlled clinical trial

Intervention

Mobile app, SMS and internet enabled platform to detect early symptoms of RF/RHD among children by nodal teachers, parents and teachers

Outcomes

School based surveillance had higher rate of suspecting children with acute pharyngitis and or RF/RHD

Collaborators

Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla, HP, India