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Take a look at CHIBE’s publications, which are helping advance the science of using behavioral economics to improve health and leading to discoveries around how our minds work.

Using machine learning to unveil relevant predictors of adherence to recommended health-protective behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark

International Association of Applied Psychology
June 8, 2024
Lau Lilleholt, Gretchen B. Chapman, Robert Böhm, Ingo Zettler

A randomised trial of “Fresh Start” text messaging to improve return to care in people living with HIV who missed appointments in South Africa

May 29, 2024
Njuguna C, Long L, Mistri P, Chetty-Makkan C, Maughan-Brown B, Buttenheim A, Schmucker L, Pascoe S, Thirumurthy H, O'Connor C, Mutyambizi C, Mutasa B, Rees K.

Participant perspectives on incentives for TB preventative therapy adherence and reduced alcohol use: A qualitative study

PLOS Global Public Health
April 24, 2024
Ayesha Appa, Amanda P Miller, Robin Fatch, Allen Kekibiina, Brian Beesiga, Julian Adong, Nneka Emenyonu, Kara Marson, Monica Getahun, Moses Kamya, Winnie Muyindike, Michael McDonell, Harsha Thirumurthy, Judith A Hahn, Gabriel Chamie, Carol S Camlin

Mobile Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines Improved Uptake in Rural Sierra Leone

March 13, 2024
Alison Buttenheim & Harsha Thirumurthy

Provider and Female Client Economic Costs of Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Services in Zimbabwe

PLoS One
February 12, 2024
Collin Mangenah, Euphemia L. Sibanda, Galven Maringwa, Justice Sithole, Stephano Gudukeya, Owen Mugurungi, Karin Hatzold, Fern Terris-Prestholt, Hendramoorthy Maheswaran, Harsha Thirumurthy, Frances M. Cowan

Experiences and Perceptions of Conditional Cash Incentive Provision and Cessation Among People With HIV for Care Engagement: A Qualitative Study

BMC Public Health
February 7, 2024
Julia Giordano, Jayne Lewis-Kulzer, Lina Montoya, Eliud Akama, Harriet Fridah Adhiambo, Everlyne Nyadieka, Sarah Iguna, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Thomas Odeny, Carol S. Camlin, Harsha Thirumurthy, Maya Petersen, Elvin H. Geng

Evaluation of Four Interventions Using Behavioural Economics Insights To Increase Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in South Africa Through the MoyaApp: A Quasi-Experimental Study

January 20, 2024
Preethi Mistri, Silviu Tomescu, Simamkele Bokolo, Alexandra De Nooy, Pedro T Pisa, Skye Grove, Laura Schmucker, Candice Chetty-Makkan, Lawrence Long, Alison Buttenheim, Brendan Maughan-Brown

Financial Incentives for Reduced Alcohol Use and Increased Isoniazid Adherence During Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy Among People With HIV in Uganda: An Open-Label, Factorial Randomised Controlled Trial

The Lancet Global Health
December 1, 2023
Gabriel Chamie, Judith A. Hahn, Allen Kekibiina, Nneka I. Emenyonu, Brian Beesiga, Kara Marson, Robin Fatch, Sara Lodi, Julian Adong, Harsha Thirumurthy, Michael G. McDonell, Monica Gandhi, Kendall Bryant, Diane V. Havlir, Moses R. Kamya, Winnie R. Muyindike

Adapting and Scaling a Proven Diabetes Prevention Program Across 11 Worksites in India: The INDIA-WORKS Trial

Implementation Science Communications
November 13, 2023
Mary Beth Weber, Elizabeth C. Rhodes, Harish Ranjani, Panniyammakal Jeemon, Mohammed K. Ali, Monique M. Hennink, Ranjit M. Anjana, Viswanathan Mohan, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Dorairaj Prabhakaran

Coaching for Better Health: Lessons from Elite Sport

NEJM Catalyst
November 1, 2023
Kevin Volpp and Alisa Camplin-Warner

PEERNaija-A Mobile Health Platform Incentivizing Medication Adherence Among Youth Living With HIV in Nigeria: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Pilot and Feasibility Studies
October 27, 2023
Leslie J. Pierce, Martin C. Were, Sandra Amaral, Muktar H. Aliyu, Oliver Ezechi, Agatha David, Ifeoma Idigbe, Adesola Z. Musa, Prosper Okonkwo, Nadia Dowshen & Aima A. Ahonkhai

Hypertension Diagnosis, Treatment, and Control in India

JAMA Network Open
October 23, 2023
Jithin Sam Varghese, Nikhil Srinivasapura Venkateshmurthy, Nikkil Sudharsanan, Panniyammakal Jeemon, Shivani A. Patel, Harsha Thirumurthy, Ambuj Roy, Nikhil Tandon, K. M. Venkat Narayan, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Mohammed K. Ali

HIV Incidence Among Women Engaging in Sex Work in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

October 18, 2023
Harriet S. Jones, Rebecca L. Anderson, Henry Cust, R. Scott McClelland, Barbra A. Richardson, Harsha Thirumurthy, Kalonde Malama, Bernadette Hensen, Lucy Platt, Brian Rice, Frances M. Cowan, Jeffrey W. Imai-Eaton, James R. Hargreaves, Oliver Stevens

Improving HIV Testing, Linkage, and Retention in Care Among South African Men Through U=U Messaging: A Study Protocol for Two Sequential Hybrid Type 1 Effectiveness- Implementation Randomized Controlled Trials

BMC Public Health
October 4, 2023
Andrew Medina-Marino, Nkosiyapha Sibanda, Mary Putt, Dvora Joseph Davey, Phillip Smith, Harsha Thirumurthy, Linda-Gail Bekker, Alison Buttenheim

Financial Hardship in Families of Children or Adolescents With Cancer: A Systematic Literature Review

The Lancet Oncology
September 1, 2023
Julie Ritter, Savannah Allen, Phillip D. Cohen, Andrés Felipe Fajardo, Kelsey Marx, Patrícia Loggetto, Carmen Auste, Hedley Lewis, Karla Emília de Sá Rodrigues, Sharmeen Hussain, Ayomide Omotola, Nancy S. Bolous, Harsha Thirumurthy, Beverley M. Essue, Eva Steliarova-Foucher, I-Chan Huang, Filip Meheus, Nickhill Bhakta

Applying Behavioural Economics Principles To Increase Demand for Free HIV Testing Services at Private Doctor-Led Clinics in Johannesburg, South Africa: A Randomised Controlled Trial

August 9, 2023
Simamkele Bokolo, Suzanne Mabaso, Wentzel Kruger, Preethi Mistri, Laura Schmucker, Candice Chetty-Makkan, Sophie J S Pascoe, Alison Buttenheim, Harsha Thirumurthy, Lawrence Long