Smillie, Kirsten

Participation in a mobile health intervention trial to improve retention in HIV care: does gender matter?

Publication Date: 
Apr 15, 2016

To be consistent with the United Nations' sustainable development goals on gender equality, mobile health (mHealth) programmes should aim to use communications technology to promote the empowerment of women.

The effect of weekly short message service communication on patient retention in care in the first year after HIV diagnosis: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (WelTel Retain).

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Publication Date: 
Jun 24, 2013

INTRODUCTION: Interventions to improve retention in care after HIV diagnosis are necessary to optimise the timely initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and HIV/AIDS control outcomes. Widespread mobile phone use presents new opportunities to engage patients in care.