mHealth Service in Kenya Increases Knowledge of Family Planning

A randomized controlled trial in Kenya found that a mobile messaging service significantly improved knowledge of family planning among consumers. However, the service did not change contraceptive use or other behavior. The study showed that SMS can be an effective data collection tool to assess program outcomes.

Author

SHOPS Project

Contributor

SHOPS Project

Published
January 2016
Resource Types
Brief
Country
Kenya
Technical Area
Social and Behavior Change Communication
Health Area
Family Planning
Keywords
Africa
contraceptives
reproductive health
Current Downloads
20

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