Mobile Technology for Improved Family Planning (MOTIF)
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
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?
|Contraception Post-abortion Family Planning mHealth||Behavioral: Mobile phone-based intervention|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
- Use of a reliable contraceptive method at four-months post-abortion [ Time Frame: 4 months ]Self-reported use of pill, coil, implant or injection for all participants. Objective measurement of contraceptive use for participants from one clinic.
- Pregnancy [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
- Repeat abortion [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
- Contraceptive discontinuation [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
|Study Start Date:||May 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01823861
|Marie Stopes International|
|Phnom Penh, Cambodia|