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Drake, Harrington, Seth, and Colleagues Evaluate Mobile Solutions to Empower Reproductive Life Planning for Women Living with HIV in Kenya

Posted: 4/19/2024 (CSDE Research)

CSDE Affiliates Alison Drake (Global Health), Elizabeth Harrington (Obstetrics and Gynecology), and CSDE Trainee Aparna Seth (Global Health) co-authored an article in Plos One, entitled “Mobile solutions to Empower reproductive life planning for women living with HIV in Kenya (MWACh EMPOWER): Protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial“. Women living with HIV (WLWH) face unique reproductive health (RH) barriers which increase their risks of unmet need for contraception, contraceptive failure, unintended pregnancy, and pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality and may prevent them from achieving their reproductive goals. Patient-centered counseling interventions that support health care workers (HCWs) in providing high-quality RH counseling, tailored to the needs of WLWH, may improve reproductive health outcomes. Authors conduct a non-blinded cluster randomized controlled trial (cRCT) of a digital health intervention for WLWH.

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