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Systematic review of mobile health behavioural interventions to improve uptake of HIV testing for vulnerable and key populations.

Publication Date: 
Apr 08, 2016

This systematic narrative review examined the empirical evidence on the effectiveness of mobile health (mHealth) behavioural interventions designed to increase the uptake of HIV testing among vulnerable and key populations.

Sexual health-related information delivery - are patient information leaflets still relevant?

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Jul 29, 2016

UNLABELLED: Background Patient information leaflets (PILs) are widely utilised within publically funded sexual health clinics to deliver sexual health-related information (SHRI); however, their continued value to clients in the era of social media is unclear.

mHealth Tool for Alcohol Use Disorders Among Latinos in Emergency Department.

Publication Date: 
Feb 04, 2016

Latino drinkers experience a disparate number of negative health and social consequences. Emergency Department Alcohol Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (ED-SBIRT) is viable and effective at reducing harmful and hazardous drinking. However, barriers (e.g.

MYPLAN - A Mobile Phone Application for Supporting People at Risk of Suicide.

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Jul 18, 2016

BACKGROUND: Safety plans have been suggested as an intervention for people at risk of suicide. Given the impulsive character of suicidal ideation, a safety plan in the format of a mobile phone application is likely to be more available and useful than traditional paper versions.

Antiretroviral therapy adherence strategies used by patients of a large HIV clinic in Lesotho.

Publication Date: 
Jan 30, 2016

A high degree of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is necessary for long term treatment effects.

Considering risk contexts in explaining the paradoxical HIV increase among female sex workers in Mumbai and Thane, India.

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Jan 29, 2016

BACKGROUND: The period 2006-2009 saw intensive scale-up of HIV prevention efforts and an increase in reported safer sex among brothel and street-based sex workers in Mumbai and Thane (Maharashtra, India). Yet during the same period, the prevalence of HIV increased in these groups.

[Willingness to Receive Text Message Appointment Reminders Among Patients With HIV Infection].

Publication Date: 
Jan 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Wireless communication technologies are increasingly being used in the fields of healthcare, with platforms such as mobile health (mHealth) being widely implemented in HIV care.