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Health Mpowerment.org: An Online and Mobile HIV Intervention for Young Black MSM

Project Objectives

HealthMpowerment.org (HMP) is an internet HIV/STI intervention for young HIV infected and uninfected black men who have sex with men. The study used data from feasibility and acceptability testing of HMP to refine and enhance the HMP intervention website and added novel features delivered via mobile phone technology. The intervention is now being tested in a randomized controlled trial.

Project Outcomes

Presentations:
mHealth@Duke Symposium
Leveraging technology to improve health outcomes among minority men who have sex with men (LeGrand)

Project Policy Impact Description

If proven to be effective, healthMpowerment.org will offer a new tool for HIV prevention and care for young black men who have sex with men.

Faculty

Department & School

Health Policy, Center for
Duke Global Health Institute

Locations

Sponsors

  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill NIH-National Institute of Mental Health

Collaborators

  • University of North Carolina

Project Status

Ongoing

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