In Kenya, majority (84%) of HIV-infected individuals are not aware of their status and one-third of these reported not testing because they did not perceive themselves to be at risk. We propose to use text messages to raise HIV awareness and increase HIV testing among young women in colleges in rural Kenya.
|Program||Stars in Global Health Round 4|
|Institution||Kenyatta National Hospital|
|Implementation Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Priority||HIV, Infectious Diseases|
|Platform||Information and Communications Technology|