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Design of a randomized trial to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment in South India - the HIVIND study protocol

  • Ayesha De Costa1, 2, 5Email author,
  • Anita Shet1, 2, 5,
  • Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy3, 5,
  • Per Ashorn4, 5,
  • Bo Eriksson1, 5,
  • Lennart Bogg1, 5,
  • Vinod K Diwan1, 5 and
  • the HIVIND study team5
BMC Medical Research Methodology201010:25

Received: 26 January 2010

Accepted: 26 March 2010

Published: 26 March 2010

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26 Mar 2010 Editorially accepted
26 Mar 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-10-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Global Health, Nobels Väg 9, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
St Johns National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, Chennai, India
Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Cavidi AB, Uppsala, Sweden