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Mobile Technology for Improved Family Planning (MOTIF)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01823861
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2014 by Marie Stopes International.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marie Stopes International

Brief Summary:

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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Contraception Post-abortion Family Planning mHealth Behavioral: Mobile phone-based intervention Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 500 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Study Start Date : May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Birth Control
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
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.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pregnancy [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  2. Repeat abortion [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
  3. Contraceptive discontinuation [ Time Frame: 4 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes 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

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01823861


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