Feasibility of using cell phones to improve treatment adherence among HIV positive women in India – a pilot study
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Communication and informatics
Public health or related nursing
Social and behavioral sciences
Design the development and implementation of the bigger pilot randomized controlled trial, and further qualitative research , including the integrity of the underlying behavior change theory, allowing for improvements on the basis of feedback of target audience in the initial development stages, and a focus on implementation from the start.
Keyword(s): Women and HIV/AIDS, Communication Technology
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on the HIV health behaviors, antiretroviral medication adherence, mobile phone-facilitated interventions, stigma and disclosure. Among my scientific interests has been the development of strategies for improving HIV and mental health outcomes of vulnerable populations in LMICs (e.g., Ghana and India).
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.