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Exploring the use of mobile phone technology for the enhancement of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Nyanza, Kenya: a qualitative study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, December 2013
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Title
Exploring the use of mobile phone technology for the enhancement of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Nyanza, Kenya: a qualitative study
Published in
BMC Public Health, December 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1131
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Authors

Larissa Jennings, John Ong’ech, Rogers Simiyu, Martin Sirengo, Seble Kassaye

Abstract

Community-based mobile phone programs can complement gaps in clinical services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in areas with poor infrastructure and personnel shortages. However, community and health worker perceptions on optimal mobile phone communication for PMTCT are underexplored. This study examined what specific content and forms of mobile communication are acceptable to support PMTCT.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Malawi 1 <1%
Unknown 249 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 58 23%
Researcher 40 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 13%
Student > Bachelor 17 7%
Student > Postgraduate 13 5%
Other 44 17%
Unknown 48 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 65 26%
Social Sciences 37 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 33 13%
Computer Science 14 6%
Psychology 12 5%
Other 38 15%
Unknown 55 22%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 August 2018.
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#12,695,167
of 22,733,113 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#8,673
of 14,808 outputs
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#157,381
of 306,767 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#150
of 261 outputs
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