PMID: 30463524
Title: A randomized trial to assess retention rates using mobile phone reminders versus physical contact tracing in a potential HIV vaccine efficacy population of fishing communities around Lake Victoria Uganda
Abstract: High retention (follow-up) rates improve the validity and statistical power of outcomes in longitudinal studies and the effectiveness of programs with prolonged administration of interventions. We assessed participant retention in a potential HIV vaccine trials population of fishing communities along Lake Victoria, Uganda.
Date: 1970-08-22
Year: 2018
Journal: BMC Infect. Dis.
PMID Author: Kiwanuka N, Mpendo J, Asiimwe S, Ssempiira J, Nalutaaya A, Nambuusi B, Wambuzi M, Kabuubi B, Namuniina A, Oporia F, Nanvubya A, Ssetaala A
PMC Link #: PMC6249980
IAVI Topics: HIV Epidemiology

Media Contacts

Africa

Ethel Makila
+254 71 904 3142
EMakila@iavi.org

 

Europe

Hester Kuipers
+31 20 521 0343
HKuipers@iavi.org 

 

Global

Anita Kawatra
+1 212 847 1055
AKawatra@iavi.org 

 

India

Saif ul Hadi
+91 11 4737 6032
SulHadi@iavi.org 

 

United States

Rose Catlos
+1 212 847 1049
RCatlos@iavi.org