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A Randomised Controlled Trial of an Intervention Delivered by App Instant Messaging to Increase the Acceptability of Effective Contraception Among Young People in Tajikistan

2016-09-19 20:08:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This randomised controlled trial will establish the effect a contraceptive intervention delivered by mobile phone app instant messaging on the acceptability of effective contraception in Tajikistan. Woman and men aged 16-24 will be randomised to have access to the Tajik Family Planning Alliance's sexual and reproductive health app (control) or the app plus 0-3 instant messages a day for 4 months (intervention). Participants will complete a questionnaire at baseline and 4 months.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Contraception

Intervention

Contraceptive app instant messages, Mobile phone app

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-19T20:08:23-0400

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Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.

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