Published on in Vol 8, No 3 (2020): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14568, first published .
Prevention of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections by Geofencing and Contextualized Messages With a Gamified App, UBESAFE: Design and Creation Study

Prevention of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections by Geofencing and Contextualized Messages With a Gamified App, UBESAFE: Design and Creation Study

Prevention of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections by Geofencing and Contextualized Messages With a Gamified App, UBESAFE: Design and Creation Study

Felipe Besoain   1, 2 * , PhD ;   Antoni Perez-Navarro   1, 3 * , PhD ;   Constanza Jacques Aviñó   4 * , MPH, PhD ;   Joan A Caylà   5 * , MD ;   Nicolas A Barriga   2 , PhD ;   Patricia Garcia de Olalla   4, 6 , MD, MPH

1 Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Castelldefels, Spain

2 School of Videogames Development and Virtual Reality Engineering, Faculty of Engineering​, Universidad de Talca, Campus Talca, Chile

3 Faculty of Computer Sciences, Multimedia and Telecommunication, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

4 Epidemiologic Service - Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona, Spain

5 Foundation of the Tuberculosis Research Unit of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

6 Biomedical Research Network on Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBEResp), Barcelona, Spain

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Antoni Perez-Navarro, PhD
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences, Multimedia and Telecommunication
  • Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
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