Short Text Messages to Motivate HIV Testing Among Men Who have Sex with Men: A Qualitative Study in Lima, Peru

@inproceedings{Menacho2013ShortTM,
  title={Short Text Messages to Motivate HIV Testing Among Men Who have Sex with Men: A Qualitative Study in Lima, Peru},
  author={Luis Menacho and M. Mydl{\'a}rov{\'a} Bla{\vs} and Isaac E. Alva and E Roberto Orellana},
  booktitle={The open AIDS journal},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to identify features and content that short message service (SMS) should have in order to motivate HIV testing among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Lima, Peru. METHODS From October, 2010 to February, 2011, we conducted focus groups at two stages; six focus groups were conducted to explore and identify SMS content and features and two additional focus groups were conducted to tailor SMS content. The text messages were elaborated within the… CONTINUE READING
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