International Quality Short Message Services (IQSMS) is a software application that uses mobile phone SMS to report data to a centralized computer server. No special software is required for user's handsets and any handset can be used. The IQSMS software application is very flexible and can handle multiple reports with any number of reporting elements. The IQSMS solution bridges large geographic distances as well as data transfer incompatibilities between partners, NGOs, Ministries of Health and other stakeholders. The solution leverages the prolific ownership of mobile phones for the benefit of the community. Futures supports 535 Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) facilities in Tanga, Mara, Mwanza and Manyara region in Tanzania to collect data about mothers and babies, IQSMS has significantly improved reporting compliance, data accuracy as well as reduced investment in data collection labor, transportation and information storage.
(from IQSMS webpage)