Category: PopART Sub Studies

PopART Team Train in Anti-Stigma Anti-stigma workshops were held for the PopART Community HIV Care Providers (CHiPs) and community mobilisers in three study sites: Ndeke, Chimwemwe, and Makululu, in September and October, 2015.101 participants were trained, including PopART District Intervention…

Evaluation of Universal HIV Testing in PopART study Underway A third sub-study of the on-going HPTN 071/PopART study has started in the Zambia PopART sites. The Case Control Studies will seek to evaluate the home-based PopART intervention delivered house-to-house by…

Understanding stigma among HIV care providers, both government health care workers and community lay workers, is essential for ensuring effective delivery of care and improving the fight against HIV. The Role of HIV-related stigma in the Delivery of Universal test…

Community-based Distribution of Oral HIV Self-testing Kits: A pilot intervention and rapid impact evaluation A new ancillary study to be nested in an on-going HPTN 071/PopART trial, and is planned to start on January 9, 2017. The aim of the…

HPTN 071 Phylogenetics Study The Phylogenetic study is an ancillary study of the main HPTN 071 (PopART) trial that aims to examine patterns of HIV transmission in a population level and identify factors associated with HIV transmission in selected HPTN 071 trial…

Having been involved in the field of HIV/AIDS for more than 10 years from direct clinical care to scaling up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services, I have developed a passion for strengthening preventive measures against HIV as well as ensuring…

ZAMBIAN GOVERNMENT WELCOMES ADOLESCENT HIV PREVENTION STUDY FINDINGS As the HIV epidemic continues to take its toll on Zambia, a new HIV prevention study on young people has found that most Zambian adolescents are HIV negative, but more needs to…