Factors affecting mobile immunisation notification system adoption in Uganda

Article Authors: Jackson Abandu, Florence N. Kivunike


Objective: The aim of this study was to assess factors that affect the adoption of mobile immunisation notification system in Uganda. Methods: Descriptive survey design and structured questionnaires were employed for the study that was carried out in Northern part of Uganda. A total of 51 health workers and mothers were purposively sampled from Gulu Referral and Independent hospitals. Statistical package for social sciences was used to evaluate the impact of the identified factors on the adoption of the proposed system. Results: The findings showed that e-health knowledge; trust; ICT skills; accessibility; support; awareness; knowledge sharing and compatibility affect the adoption of the proposed system. Conclusions: The study provides informative directions to adopt the proposed system. Government needs to improve ICT infrastructure and support user training on e-health to promote the adoption of the system.

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Journal International Journal of Electronic Healthcare (IJEH)
Volume 10
Issue No. 3
DOI https://doi.org/10.1504/ijeh.2018.10015302
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