Washington, DC: Center for Global Development, 2013. 37 p.
Authors: 
Jamison, Julian
Karlan, Dean
Raffler, Pia
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Center for Global Development
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Working Paper 332
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The authors evaluate the impact of a health information intervention implemented through mobile phones, using a clustered randomized control trial augmented by qualitative interviews. The intervention aimed to improve sexual health knowledge and shift individuals towards safer sexual behavior by providing reliable information about sexual health. The novel technology designed by Google and Grameen Technology Center provided automated searches of an advice database on topics requested by users via SMS. It was offered by MTN Uganda at no cost to users.
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