Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries

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University Manchester Ranking: Ranked 7th out of 16 Journals
Also, available on National Library of Medicine Catalog

Knowledge on health and medical informatics in developing countries is scarce. This health informatics journal has therefore been launched to focus on and promote research, experience and discussions related to health informatics in developing countries. Authors from developing countries are particularly encouraged to contribute in this area.

The journal comprises of journal and review articles. In line with the ethos of its publishers, the journal operates on a Free Access Policy. Readers can view and download articles without any cost or registration.

In order to make a submission, authors are requested to send an email to the Editor-in-chief Dr. Ashraf El-Metwally

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The Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries (JHIDC) publishes two volumes every year, in December and in June. The Current section contains the volume that is open to submissions, to which submissions are added as they are received (once they have been reviewed and accepted). The Archives section contains all volumes of the journal - those that have already been published as well as the current volume.

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Vol 11, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


Editorial Note: Thank You to Our Previous Editor, Dr. Mowafa Househ PDF
Ashraf El-Metwally

Research Articles

Barriers to the Adoption of EHR Systems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Study Using a Systematic Literature Review PDF
Asma Alqahtani, Richard Crowder, Gary Wills
Application of Structural Equation Modelling to Predict Acceptance and Use of mHealth Interventions at the Design Stage PDF
Stephen Mburu
Vertical Interventions and Parallel Structures: A Case Study of the HIV and Tuberculosis Health Information Systems in South Africa PDF
Annariina Koivu, Lucy Hederman, Jane Grimson, Mikko Korpela
Assessing Users’ Satisfaction with Tanzanians’ Public Health Supply Chain Electronic Logistic Management Information System PDF
Zuhura D. Omary, Ellen A. Kalinga
Sustainable Technology for Surgical Referrals: Pilot Implementation of an Electronic Referral System for Short-Term Surgical Missions PDF
Rachel Hall Clifford, Stephanie Roche, Sana Fathima, Niclas Palmius, Kelly Hollingworth, Jennifer Kennedy, Jasmin Merida, Meghan Stephens, Ryan Lavalley, Peter Rohloff, Pablo Garcia, Stephen Patrick, Gari Clifford
Determinants of Acceptance and Use of DHIS2 in Kenya: UTAUT-Based Model PDF
Josephine KARURI, Peter WAIGANJO, Daniel ORWA
Development of Discharge Letter Module onto a Hospital Information System PDF
Impact of Low Back Pain on the work performance of male high school Saudi Teachers in Taif City PDF
Mohammed Abdullah Badawood, Hassan Obaid, Mohammed Eldeb Mohammed, Adel Jubran Alrogi
Khadija Mzava, Ellen A. Kalinga

ISSN: 1178-4407