Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Assessing the feasibility of eHealth and mHealth: a systematic review and analysis of initiatives implemented in Kenya.

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Feb 10, 2017

BACKGROUND: The growth of Information and Communication Technology in Kenya has facilitated implementation of a large number of eHealth projects in a bid to cost-effectively address health and health system challenges.

Evaluation of the impact of a mobile health system on adherence to antenatal and postnatal care and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs in Kenya.

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Apr 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) implemented in Western Kenya a mobile Health tool that uses text messages to coordinate Community Health Worker (CHW) activities around antenatal care (ANC) and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), named the ANC/PMTCT Adheren

Mobile phones to support adherence to antiretroviral therapy: what would it cost the Indian National AIDS Control Programme?

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Sep 04, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is critical to maintaining health and good clinical outcomes in people living with HIV/AIDS. To address poor treatment adherence, low-cost interventions using mobile communication technology are being studied.

Long-term outcomes of a cell phone-delivered intervention for smokers living with HIV/AIDS.

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Jul 24, 2013

BACKGROUND: People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS (PLWHA) have a substantially higher prevalence of cigarette smoking compared to the general population. In addition, PLWHA are particularly susceptible to the adverse health effects of smoking.

Cost analyses of peer health worker and mHealth support interventions for improving AIDS care in Rakai, Uganda.

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Apr 08, 2013

A cost analysis study calculates resources needed to deliver an intervention and can provide useful information on affordability for service providers and policy-makers. We conducted cost analyses of both a peer health worker (PHW) and a mHealth (mobile phone) support intervention.

Determinants of antiretroviral treatment adherence among HIV/AIDS patients: a multisite study.

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Mar 18, 2013

INTRODUCTION: Adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is vital in achieving virological treatment success. This study assessed the prevalence of optimal ART adherence and its determinants among HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam.

The HAART cell phone adherence trial (WelTel Kenya1): a randomized controlled trial protocol.

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Oct 13, 2009

BACKGROUND: The objectives are to compare the effectiveness of cell phone-supported SMS messaging to standard care on adherence, quality of life, retention, and mortality in a population receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Nairobi, Kenya.

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