Crowdsourcing to promote HIV testing among MSM in China: study protocol for a stepped wedge randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Bayus2017CrowdsourcingTP,
  title={Crowdsourcing to promote HIV testing among MSM in China: study protocol for a stepped wedge randomized controlled trial},
  author={Barry L. Bayus and Bolin Cao and Zihuang Chen and Maya Durvasula and Kevin A. Fenton and Rong Fu and David V. Glidden and Larry Han and Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman and Wenqi Hu and Shujie Huang and Michael G. Hudgens and Dian-min Kang and Haochu Howard Li and Meizhen Liao and Chuncheng Liu and Wei Ma and Jessica Mao and Kate Mitchell and Katie R. Mollan and Jason J Ong and Stephen Pan and Rosanna W Peeling and Yilu Qin and Adam M. Saffer and Kumi Smith and Gabriella Stein and Songyuan Tang and Weiming Tang and Fern Terris-Prestholt and Joseph D Tucker and Peter Vickerman and Cheng Wang and Chongyi Wei and Li Xue and Bin Yang and Ligang Yang and Wei Zhang and T. P. Zhang and Ye Zhang and Heping Zheng},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND HIV testing for marginalized populations is critical to controlling the HIV epidemic. However, the HIV testing rate among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China remains low. Crowdsourcing, the process of shifting individual tasks to a group, has been increasingly adopted in public health programs and may be a useful tool for spurring innovation… CONTINUE READING