The SASA! Study – A cluster randomised trial of a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda

SASA! is a community mobilization approach developed by Raising Voices to help reduce the spread and frequency of violence against women and children. The SASA! study is a collaboration between the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), Raising Voices, and Makerere University, which aims to asses the impact of […]

IMAGE – Intervention with Micro-finance for AIDS and Gender Equity

IMAGE is a programme in rural South Africa that combines micro-finance with HIV and gender education called Sisters For Life (SFL) to transform gender norms and empower women aiming to reduce risk of gender based violence and HIV.     Process evaluation of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE) in rural South Africa Hargreaves […]

PopART/HPTN071: Universal Test and Treat for HIV Prevention

Status: Ongoing Study Start Date: 2013 Estimated End Date: 2017 PopART / HPTN 071 is a large community-randomised trial that will be carried out in Zambia and South Africa to measure the impact of a universal HIV test-and-treat intervention on population-level HIV incidence. To measure the impact of the intervention, a Population cohort consisting of a random sample of 2,500 […]

The ZAMSTAR Study- The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction Study

The ZAMSTAR program tests ways to interrupt the transmission of TB in communities with a high burden of TB and HIV through additional TB control mechanisms. Twenty-four communities across Zambia and South Africa’s Western Cape Province participated in the study.   ZAMSTAR, The Zambia South Africa TB and HIV Reduction study: Design of a 2 […]