Tackling HIV in Uganda with mobile phones

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  • Tackling HIV with mobile phones
    • 'Text To Change' (NGO) paired with AIDS Information Centre in Uganda
    • Paired with phone network to communicate knowledge about the diseas
    • Only 30% of women and 40% of men had comprehensive knowledge of disease
    • Incentives used in reward for correct answers on interactive quiz
    • At the end of the trial period, participants were encouraged to go for HIV testing
    • Requests for testing at a health clinic rose by 100%

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