Clouse K, Phillips TK, Mogoba P, Ndlovu L, Bassett J, Myer L. Attitudes Toward a Proposed GPS-Based Location Tracking Smartphone App for Improving Engagement in HIV Care Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in South Africa: Focus Group and Interview Study. JMIR formative research. 2021 Feb 8;5(5). e19243. PMID: 33555261 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC7899801
Peripartum women living with HIV in South Africa are at high risk of dropping out of care and are also a particularly mobile population, which may impact their engagement in HIV care. With the rise in mobile phone use worldwide, there is an opportunity to use smartphones and GPS location software to characterize mobility in real time.