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Table 1 Pilot schedule

From: Research on the move: exploring WhatsApp as a tool for understanding the intersections between migration, mobility, health and gender in South Africa

Group 1 Group 2
Day from enrolment Date Research schedule Day from enrolment Date Research schedule
1 15-Oct
16-Oct
Recruit, enroll, administer enrolment survey 1 31-Oct Recruit, enroll, administer enrolment survey
6 21-Oct Sent out WhatsApp initiation survey via a WhatsApp broadcast 5 04-Nov Sent out WhatsApp initiation survey via a WhatsApp broadcast
7 22-Oct Followed up via broadcast 7 06-Nov Followed up via broadcast
8 23-Oct Followed up via broadcast 9 08-Nov Followed up individually
10 25-Oct Followed up individually 12 11-Nov Sent data/airtime to participants who had responded to the WhatsApp initiation survey
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 1/4
13 28-Oct Sent data/airtime to participants who had responded to the WhatsApp initiation survey
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 1/4 & asked for pin
14 13-Nov Followed up individually with those who did not respond the survey
Followed up with those who did not respond to  the WhatsApp initiation survey
15 30-Oct Followed up individually with those who did not respond to the survey or send their pin
Followed up with those who did not respond to the WhatsApp initiation survey
26 25-Nov Asked for location pin
39 22-Nov Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 1/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 2/4 & asked for pin
37 06-Dec Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 1/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 2/4
42 25-Nov Followed up individually with those who did not respond to the survey or send their pin 40 09-Dec Followed up individually with those who did not respond the survey
63 16-Dec Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 2/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 3/4 & asked for pin
49 18-Dec Asked for location pin
65 18-Dec Followed up individually with those who did not respond to the survey or send their pin 68 06-Jan Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 2/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 3/4
91 13-Jan Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 3/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 4/4 & asked for pin
70 08-Jan Followed up individually with those who did not respond the survey
93 15-Jan Followed up individually with those who did not respond to the survey or send their pin 79 17-Jan Asked for location pin
94 16-Jan Thank you message to all participants 89 27-Jan Sent data/airtime to those who responded to WhatsApp monthly survey 3/4
Sent out WhatsApp monthly survey 4/4
91 29-Jan Followed up individually with those who did not respond the survey
Asked for location to be shared via new location sharing platform
92 30-Jan Thank you message to all participants