"It's time for your life": How should we remind patients to take medicines using short text messages?

Publication Date: 
Jun 02, 2011

The objective of this paper is to characterize effective patient care reminder strategies for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) to improve antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence) using short message service (SMS) based on patient perspectives.

Usability evaluation of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to support HIV treatment adherence and safer sex behavior in Peru.

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2008

Colecta-PALM is a Web-based application delivered on PDAs that provides behavioral messaging based on risk assessment responses for HIV patients. Usability testing was undertaken with 15 people living with HIV.AIDS (PWLHA) in two clinics in Lima.

Motivating men who have sex with men to get tested for HIV through the internet and mobile phones: a qualitative study.

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Jan 15, 2013

BACKGROUND: Men who have sex with men (MSM) have the highest HIV prevalence in Peru, yet they are underserved by traditional preventive programs. In Peru, the Internet and mobile phones have emerged as an effective and convenient tool to reach this population.

Adaptation of a web-based, open source electronic medical record system platform to support a large study of tuberculosis epidemiology.

Publication Date: 
Dec 28, 2012

BACKGROUND: In 2006, we were funded by the US National Institutes of Health to implement a study of tuberculosis epidemiology in Peru. The study required a secure information system to manage data from a target goal of 16,000 subjects who needed to be followed for at least one year.

Development, implementation and preliminary study of a PDA-based tuberculosis result collection system.

Publication Date: 
Jan 22, 2007

Partners In Health (PIH) and its sister organization in Lima, Peru, Socios En Salud (SES), treat a majority of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients in Peru, in conjunction with the Peruvian National TB Program (NTP).