Impact Research & Development Organization


Short Title: DiSC study
Study title: Data informed Stepped Care to improve Adolescents HIV outcomes
Collaboration: Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) in collaboration with University of Washington
Funding: National Institutes of Health
Overall goal: conduct formative work toward development of a data-driven, health systems intervention to improve engagement in care and clinical HIV outcomes among adolescents and young adults (AYA) in Kenya.
Study Aims: determine the feasibility of establishing a cohort, develop and validate intervention tools, and ensure a comprehensive understanding of ethical issues
Study design: A prospective cohort design
Target Population: HIV-positive Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) aged 10-24 years and their caregivers
Study period: October 2018 to September 2020
Current Activities: Follow up visits