Note: Use registration code XJNL to unlock the Basic Version. This version does not allow the recording of data. The Surveillance Version (to be released spring 2020) will allow data recording. To learn about the difference between the two versions, scroll down and watch the video, "Innovative Solutions: Introducing Our App."
1. On your phone or tablet, go to the Google Play store or the App Store and search for Birth Defects. Scroll until you see one of these images. Then, install the app and open it.
Alternatively, if you have a QR reader on your phone or tablet, scan one of these images to go directly to the app
2. When first using the app, you must go to the registration page and enter your details. In the field, "Registration Code," enter XJNL
Watch our instructional videos to learn more
Innovative Solutions: Introducing Our App
Watch this short video to understand the purpose of the app as well as the difference between the Basic Version and Surveillance Version.
[Music Credit: "Sunshine Day" by Mixund at https://mixaund.bandcamp.com]
How to Download and Register for the app
Instructions for how to download then register for the App. Remember, you must use registration code XJNL. Though these instructions navigate through the iPhone, the process is very similar for tablets and android devices - so just follow along.
How to Navigate, Record and Upload Data
Though you will not be able to upload data in the Basic Version, you can watch this video to understand how to navigate and identify malformations. It will also give you an idea of what is to come this spring when the Surveillance Version is released. This video will help you understand how to distinguish between similar malformations and provide you with information about the embedded resources.
Congenital Zika Syndrome and Microcephaly
In this video, you will learn what information is important to gather and document when considering congenital zika syndrome and microcephaly. Regardless of whether you are using the Basic Version of the app (registration code XJNL) or the surveillance version, this video showcases the resources and tools available in the app concerning these malformations.