' name, telephone quantity and home address. This way, village doctors have been
For migrant young children who moved out, village title= j.addbeh.2012.ten.012 doctors reported that they did not manage their Ere perceived as much more competent and even though not as much less warm vaccination but Didn't differ in any final model, with all t ,1.0. In addition, village physicians recorded the purpose for getting overdue and scheduled subsequent vaccination dates employing the EPI app. This facts was uploaded to the township level info system. Q: Soon after employing EPI app, how do you track overdue youngsters? "Here (shows the screen towards the interviewer). (This app) received data at the 7th of each and every month. See the names of these overdue young children. If they did not get vaccination as appointed, then I record the purpose for getting overdue and click save. Then the cause for the vaccination becoming overdue is send to township. But prior to applying the EPI app, we did not record reason for the vaccination being overdue." (Village medical doctor, intervention village 15)Management of migrant childrenMigrant kids incorporated youngsters who moved out on the village (but have been nevertheless permanent residents) and youngsters who moved in to the village (but were not permanent residents). For migrant kids who moved out, village j.addbeh.2012.ten.012 doctors reported that they did not handle their vaccination but continued to send reminder text messages and village doctors could continue managing each in the intervention and manage groups. For villageChen et al. BMC Public Overall health (2016) 16:Web page 12 ofdoctors within the intervention group, when migrant kids who moved in and had received any vaccination in our project county, their vaccination history may very well be searched and downloaded in the EPI app. Nevertheless, for migrant young children who moved in but had not received any vaccination in our project county, village doctors would not manage those children' vaccination mainly because the vaccination history was unclear and this may well result in the child to be vaccinated in many locations or miss specific vaccine shots.Well being educationQ: Just after using the EPI app, did this modify your way of managing childhood vaccination? (If yes, in what way?) "Well, it reduces my workload and saves my time. Very first in informing caregivers. Secondly in reporting details. And in addition, it tends to make it a lot easier to recognize the speak to facts of caregivers who have to be reminded." (Village medical doctor, intervention village 2) "Well, it tends to make my function additional easy. (For overdue young children) I just sit right here and make telephone calls. This way, I usually do not want to walk to their home like ahead of." (Village doctor, intervention village three) "I rstb.2015.0074 think it also benefited the township hospital (in managing child vaccination). Ahead of, when we reported some information and facts, it was just oral and might have brought on some blunders. But now we use EPI app to report. It really is far more precise. The township hospital can collect extra correct facts." (Village doctor, intervention village five) The important barrier for working with the EPI app to manage child vaccination was that caregivers changed their mobile telephone quantity. In rural Sichuan, several caregivers, specifically parents, changed their number regularly. When this occurred, village doctors required to create a property stop by and update the new mobile telephone number.