Bangsberg, David R

Context matters: PrEP adherence is associated with sexual behavior among HIV serodiscordant couples in East Africa.

Publication Date: 
Sep 29, 2017

BACKGROUND: Short message service (SMS) surveys are a promising tool for understanding whether pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence aligns with risk for HIV acquisition- a concept known as prevention-effective adherence.

Reasons for Missing Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from a Multi-Country Study in Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

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Jan 21, 2016

OBJECTIVES: To identify the reasons patients miss taking their antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the proportion who miss their ART because of symptoms; and to explore the association between symptoms and incomplete adherence.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Real-Time Electronic Adherence Monitoring With Text Message Dosing Reminders in People Starting First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy.

Publication Date: 
Nov 14, 2015

BACKGROUND: There are conflicting findings about whether mobile phone text message reminders impact on antiretroviral adherence. We hypothesized that text reminders sent when dosing was late would improve adherence and HIV viral suppression.

Optimizing network connectivity for mobile health technologies in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Oct 02, 2012

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) technologies hold incredible promise to improve healthcare delivery in resource-limited settings. Network reliability across large catchment areas can be a major challenge.