African Continental Ancestry Group

Internet and mobile technology use among urban African American parents: survey study of a clinical population.

Publication Date: 
Jan 14, 2014

BACKGROUND: There is considerable potential for mobile technologies to empower pediatric patients and families by improving their communication with health professionals.

Health empowerment technologies (HET): building a web-based tool to empower older African American patient-doctor relationships.

Publication Date: 
Nov 18, 2013

Responding to health and digital inequities among older African Americans, a customized web-based mobile health information intervention is being developed for this vulnerable group and their doctors as part of the Health Empowerment Technologies (HET) Project.

Putting prevention in their pockets: developing mobile phone-based HIV interventions for black men who have sex with men.

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Apr 09, 2013

Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) bear a disproportionate burden of HIV. Rapid expansion of mobile technologies, including smartphone applications (apps), provides a unique opportunity for outreach and tailored health messaging.

A handheld calculator program for determination of gene transfer between races.

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Mar 01, 1993

Methods of statistical analysis have permeated all biomedical fields, but the advent of inexpensive handheld calculators has enabled those individuals unskilled in advanced mathematics to make competent analyses.

A pilot programme using mobile phones for HIV prevention.

Publication Date: 
Apr 04, 2011

We explored the feasibility of engaging young black men in a 12-week text messaging programme about HIV prevention. There were two non-randomized groups of 30 young men each.

Mobile phone ownership among Nigerians with diabetes.

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Feb 17, 2011

BACKGROUND: A survey was undertaken to determine the number of individuals who have access to Mobile phones among those attending our Diabetes clinic in order to explore whether this could replace or become an adjunct to street home address as contact information.