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