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*View this seminar in Zoom (Enter Meeting ID: 339 860 652):* *1. **Laptop/Computer: https://washington.zoom.us/j/339860652 <https://washington.zoom.us/j/339860652>* *2. **Download the Zoom app for free on your smartphone* *3. **Dial-in audio only (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): * * US: +1 408 638 0968 <(408)%20638-0968> or +1 646 876 9923 <(646)%20876-9923> or +1 669 900 6833 <(669)%20900-6833> International numbers available here <https://washington.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=QgE1BH78yuPvY1tUuyL_iFWO_4KJXILK>* On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:38 AM, Esther Jang <infra...@cs.washington.edu> wrote: > Please join us for the Change Seminar this week on *Tuesday 1/9/2018* in *EEB > 003*. > > *Who: *Trevor Perrier (UW CSE) and Dr. Keshet Ronen (UW DGH) > *What:* *Mobile solutions for women, adolescent and children's health in > Kenya* > *When:* Tuesday Jan 9th at 12-1pm > *Where: EEB 003* > > *Abstract:* Since 2012, researchers at UW Department of Global Health, UW > CSE and the University of Nairobi have been exploring mHealth solutions > that engage Kenyan women to support their healthcare. In this talk, we > present a history and overview of our suite of collaborative projects, > referred to as Mobile WACh (Mobile solutions for women, adolescent and > children's health). We present projects that employ our custom-built > *semi-automated > bidirectional SMS system* to support women's maternal child health, > adherence to HIV treatment in pregnancy and family planning > decision-making. We discuss future directions and new studies exploring the > use of group messaging platforms such as WhatsApp. > > *Bio:* > *Trevor** Perrier* is a PhD student in CSE working on connecting end > users to domain experts in Kenya. He was been working with the UW > Department of Global Health on the Mobile WACh suite of projects as the > primary developer. Prior to joining UW, Trevor was a Peace Corps > volunteer in South Africa and Liberia, where he first gained a deep > understanding of the prevalence and potential impact of mobile technology. > > *Keshet** Ronen*, PhD, is a research scientist in the UW Department of > Global Health. Her research interests include HIV prevention and treatment > in women, adolescents and underserved populations, and the integration of > biomedical and systemic interventions to achieve health equity. Since 2015, > she has been working with the Mobile WACh team on developing and evaluating > mobile health (mHealth) interventions to support HIV care in Kenya. > > _______________________________________________ > change mailing list > email@example.com > http://changemm.cs.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/change > > -- Keshet Ronen, PhD, MPH Research Scientist Department of Global Health University of Washington NJB 1322 Box 359931 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (+1) 206-685-4363
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