Published on in Vol 3 , No 1 (2015) :Jan-Mar

Design and Multi-Country Validation of Text Messages for an mHealth Intervention for Primary Prevention of Progression to Hypertension in Latin America

Design and Multi-Country Validation of Text Messages for an mHealth Intervention for Primary Prevention of Progression to Hypertension in Latin America

Design and Multi-Country Validation of Text Messages for an mHealth Intervention for Primary Prevention of Progression to Hypertension in Latin America

Francisco Diez-Canseco 1 , BA,MPH ;   J Alfredo Zavala-Loayza 1 , MD ;   Andrea Beratarrechea 2 , MD ;   Rebecca Kanter 3 , PhD ;   Manuel Ramirez-Zea 3 , MD,PhD ;   Adolfo Rubinstein 2 , MD,MSc,PhD ;   Homero Martinez 4, 5 , MD,PhD ;   J Jaime Miranda 1, 6 , MD,MSc,PhD

1 CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases , Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia , Lima , PE

2 South American Center for Cardiovascular Health (CESCAS) , Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy , Buenos Aires , AR

3 INCAP Research Center for the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIIPEC) , Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama , Ciudad de Guatemala , GT

4 RAND Corporation , Santa Monica , CA , US

5 Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez , Ciudad de México , MX

6 School of Medicine , Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia , Lima , PE

Corresponding Author:

  • J Jaime Miranda, MD,MSc,PhD
  • CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases
  • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
  • Av. Armendariz 497, Miraflores
  • Lima
  • PE
  • Phone: 51 12416978
  • Email: Jaime.Miranda@upch.pe