Lester, Richard

Interactive weekly mobile phone text messaging plus motivational interviewing in promotion of breastfeeding among women living with HIV in South Africa: study protocol for a randomized controlled tria...

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Jul 18, 2017

BACKGROUND: South Africa recently phased out access to free formula milk in the public sector in support of breastfeeding for women living with HIV. Few women living with HIV in South Africa choose breastfeeding and among those who do, many stop breastfeeding early.

Short message service (SMS) interventions for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections: a systematic review protocol.

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Jan 29, 2014

BACKGROUND: Globally, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is rising, posing a challenge to its control and appropriate management. Text messaging has become the most common mode of communication among almost six billion mobile phone users worldwide.

Factors associated with intention to use internet-based testing for sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men.

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Nov 18, 2013

BACKGROUND: Internet-based testing programs are being increasingly used to reduce testing barriers for individuals at higher risk of infection, yet the population impact and potential for exacerbation of existing health inequities of these programs are not well understood.

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