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Taking Part

How is the project going to develop?

Click on the headings of the different stages to find out more about getting involved with each stage.


Focus Groups

Focus group discussions held with members of the African community in Nottingham.

Discussions used to identify key attitudes concerning the use of mobile phones to promote health and HIV testing.

Findings shared, and used to inform development and piloting of text message intervention to promote HIV testing.
















Text Message Intervention

Recruitment of participants to receive the text messaging intervention.

On signing up to take part in the study, participants complete questionnaire.

Participants receive a series of text messages.














Participant Feedback

Participants complete follow-up questionnaire at end of intervention.











Findings of Study Shared

Findings shared at local events and with key partners.






Health 4 U

The University of Nottingham
School of Health Sciences
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)7834 459 076