The first time you log in, you will have three text input prompts.
On successfully logging to the App, you'll see the mUzima dashboard which consists of:
A cohort is a list of patients with similar characteristics or features. This can be a static list of patients that never changes (like a cohort of patients in a study) or a dynamic list of patients that is regenerated every time (for example a cohort of all male patients over 65 years of age)
To download a cohort from the server-side onto your mobile device, make sure your mobile data is on and then follow the steps below:
Watch this video to learn more about downloading a cohort(s)
This is a list of all patients that make up the different cohorts downloaded. The following actions can be performed under the "Clients" tab
Client search can be done against the local repository on the device or against the server.
To search for a patient or client against the local repository, follow the steps below:
Watch this video to learn more about mUzima local client search.
To search for a client against the server, follow the same steps for local client search. If the client you are searching for is not on the local repository, you will be prompted to search against the server. Make sure your mobile data is turned on then proceed to search against the server. Watch this video to learn more about mUzima server-client search.
Before registering a client, search for the client from the "Clients" tab and make sure they are not already registered. Once you have confirmed that the client is not registered, go to the clients' tab and follow the steps below:
Watch this video to learn more about registering a client on mUzima
Before filling in a form for a client make sure you have downloaded the correct form. If not go to the main mUzima dashboard and click on "Forms," click on "All Form Templates" tab, which will list all the forms.
Choose the correct form and click the download button.
After successfully downloading the form, go to the main mUzima dashboard and click "Clients."
Follow the steps below:
Note: Fields with a red asterisk '*' are mandatory and MUST be filled in.
Forms can be saved as drafts or saved as complete.
This tab lists all forms available on the server, it also offers the option to download new forms as users may require, shows downloaded, complete and incomplete forms to allow users to decide appropriately. Once the user clicks on the complete form data menu, an upload option shows up and complete forms can be uploaded.
In order to download a form from the server, make sure your mobile data is turned on and then follow the steps below:
Watch this video to learn more about downloading a form
A form that has been filled and saved as complete can be uploaded to the server. To upload a form, follow the steps below;
This tab lists all message communications between the device user and the server. The messages are grouped as
This feature allows for linkage of patients within the Medical record system the same way this is permitted with OpenMRS.
To add relationships
For an already registered patient, tap on the Clients tab
Then search/select the patient that you want to create relationships for by tapping on the magnifier icon ()
Then tap on the Relationships icon ()
Tap on the + on the left-hand corner
Then select the relationship from the checkbox
Then type in the name of the patient to whom the earlier patient is related (this patient can be searched from the patients already saved on the mobile device or patients on the server.
Note: Searching against the server requires an internet connection
Patient Location Feature
This is a feature that was added to mUzima for Health providers to allow ease of location of patients within a given care programme.
If a patient’s location is not yet captured in the system, the application will prompt you to capture the location
4. Tap on the patient and then tap on the location icon at the right (The drag the map until you reach the true location for an encounter (this feature is to be used for patients that are registered during field visits)
mUzima Application gives you the chance to customize the application with your special requirements. This is done through default settings (settings that personalize the app to the user's needs), that can be personalized as illustrated here