GIRLS STUDY | Projects

Category: Ongoing Research

GIRLS STUDY Short Title: Girls study
Study title: High-yield HIV testing, facilitated linkage to care, and prevention for female youth in Kenya.
Collaboration: Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) in collaboration with Yale University
Coverage: Ndhiwa, Homabay and Mbita sub-Counties in Homabay County
Funding: National Institute of Mental Health
Overall goal: The study aims to compare two ‘seek’ recruitment strategies, three ‘test’ strategies, and two enhancements to an adaptive (SMART trial design) ‘linkage’ to care intervention, among young at-risk women, in Homabay County.
Study design: Randomized control trial          
Target Population: Female youth aged 15-24 years
Study period: 2016 to 2020.
Current Activities: Data analysis and Manuscript Writing