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Pairing mobile phone reminders with incentives to help prevent diseases

20:00 EDT 13 Mar 2018 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) In a study conducted in rural India, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers working in collaboration with Bal Umang Drishya Sanstha (BUDS), a nonprofit Indian organization focused on child health, have found that mobile phone reminders linked with incentives such as free talk time minutes work better than phone alerts alone to improve childhood immunization rates in poor communities.

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