Mobile Technology for Improved Family Planning (MOTIF)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marie Stopes International
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01823861
First received: March 30, 2013
Last updated: October 30, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
  Purpose

An individual randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate the effectiveness of a voice-based mobile phone health (mHealth) intervention to support post-abortion family planning (PAFP) at four Marie Stopes International clinics in Cambodia.

The study seeks to address the research question: does a PAFP mHealth intervention increase use of contraception in Cambodia?


Condition Intervention
Contraception
Post-abortion Family Planning
mHealth
Behavioral: Mobile phone-based intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Marie Stopes International:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Use of a reliable contraceptive method at four-months post-abortion [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Self-reported use of pill, coil, implant or injection for all participants. Objective measurement of contraceptive use for participants from one clinic.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pregnancy [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Repeat abortion [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Contraceptive discontinuation [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Mobile phone-based intervention
Standard care plus automated voice message to support post-abortion contraception use every two weeks for total of three months and direct follow up phone call by family planning counsellor depending on response to voice message.
Behavioral: Mobile phone-based intervention
Automated voice message to support post-abortion contraception use every two weeks for total of three months. Direct follow up phone call by family planning counsellor depending on response to voice message.
No Intervention: Standard care
Face-to-face post-abortion family planning (PAFP) counselling, follow-up at one or two weeks, clinic phone number, existing 'Hotline' phone number.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Client attending for abortion
  • Client does not want to have a child at the current time
  • Client aged 18 or over
  • Client owns a mobile phone
  • Client willing to receive simple voice messages relating to contraception from Marie Stopes in Khmer language

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not meeting inclusion criteria
  • Declined to participate
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01823861

Locations
Cambodia
Marie Stopes International
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marie Stopes International
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided by Marie Stopes International

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Marie Stopes International
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823861     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MarieStopes
Study First Received: March 30, 2013
Last Updated: October 30, 2013
Health Authority: Cambodia: Ministry of Health

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014