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  • In the homepage, you can find the search button in which you can enter a search keyword for finding a particular term easily
  • IF YOU WANT TO VIEW THE RECENT AND ARCHIVE ENTRIES OF COMMENTARY OR NEWS, DESCRIPTION OF EVENTS AND PRESS RELEASES, YOU CAN GO TO THE BLOG PAGE. ALSO, THIS PAGE WILL ALLOW YOU TO LEAVE SOME COMMENTS ON A PARTICULAR TOPIC
  • This contains information for government agencies and other organizations who are interested in implementing their own rapidsms project
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    • 1. Rapid SMShttp://www.rapidsms.org/
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    • 2. Outline
      What is www.rapidsms.org?
      Who made the website?
      Objectives
      Features
      Relevance
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    • 3. What is www.rapidsms.org?
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    • 4. www.rapidsms.orgis a website designed to meet the specialized needs and constraints of governments, organizations (multilateral, international- and non-government )and development practitioners.
      The website features the Rapid SMS which is a free and open source software that uses basic mobile phones for data collection and bulk SMS messaging.
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    • 5. Who made the website?
      It was created by the Innovation Team at UNICEF, and is under development by the RapidSMS Team.
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    • 6. Objectives
      This aims to:
      improve access to accurate and timely information
      reduce costs
      deliver the tools to a global audience
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    • 7. Features of the Website
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    • 8. Homepage
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      IN THIS PAGE, IF YOU WANT TO SEARCH A PARTICULAR TOPIC EASILY JUST CLICK THE SUBMIT BUTTON
      ALSO, YOU CAN FIND A DOWNLOAD BUTTON FOR DIRECT DOWNLOAD OF THE RAPIDSMS SOFTWARE
    • 9. Blog Page
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      IF YOU WANT TO VIEW THE RECENT AND ARCHIVE ENTRIES OF COMMENTARY OR NEWS, DESCRIPTION OF EVENTS AND PRESS RELEASES, YOU CAN GO TO THIS BLOG PAGE.
      ALSO, THIS PAGE WILL ALLOW YOU TO LEAVE SOME COMMENTS ON A PARTICULAR TOPIC
    • 10. Overview Page
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      DESCRIBES WHAT RAPIDSMS WILL LOOK LIKE IF YOU WILL USE IT
      CHILD COUNT AND RAPID ANDROID ARE TWO PLATFORMS OF RAPIDSMS THAT ARE ALREADY DEPLOYED TO SOME COUNTRIES
    • 11. Getting Started Page
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      Contains information whether rapidsms will suit your needs or not.
      In this page, you will learn what you need to set up rapidsms and how to customize it.
      You can also check out the How To RapidSMS Guide, Documentation Site and RapidSMSDevelopers Guide for more information and detail.
    • 12. Case Studies Page
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      By visiting this page, you can see how rapid sms was currently deployed to malawi, ethiopia, nigeria and senegal.
      Also, this will help you decide if rapid sms is really a right tool for you
    • 13. Code Page
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      Documentation, guides or tutorials are also provided in this page.
      Being an open source software, the source code of rapid sms can be accessed in this page.
      This will allow you to build your own tools and design customized solutions
      You can also download the software through this page.
    • 14. Community Page
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      In this page, you can see the people behind rapid sms.
      implementers are the individuals or organizations who utilize a customization of rapidsms in one of their field projects
      You can also see information about rapidsms frequently asked questions, technical support, glossary of terms for easy understanding, and the list of implementers.
    • 15. Relevance
      Healthcare providers, usually community health care workers can facilitate and coordinate the activities in the field using simple text messages. CHWs are able to register patients and send in health reports to a central web dashboard that allows a health team to closely monitor the health of their community. Powerful messaging features help facilitate communication between the members of the health system and an automated alert system helps reduce gaps in treatment.
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