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

2019-09-13T00:32:04+05:30October 17th, 2018|
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

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

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

Indira Gandhi Medical College Shimla, HP, India