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Peer Navigation to Improve Engagement in Care for HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men in Ehlanzeni, South Africa

2018-04-06 05:54:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This protocol describes the Cohort Assessment phase of an R34 pilot intervention trial of a Peer Navigation (PN) intervention tailored to the needs of HIV-positive MSM in rural Mpumalanga province South Africa. The PN intervention to be adapted, I-Care, has been implemented among HIV-positive men and women in the general population in North West province, South Africa, by members of this research team.

Study Design

Conditions

Hiv

Intervention

Peer Navigation

Location

Anova Health Institute
Nelspruit
Mpumalanga
South Africa

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of California, San Francisco

Results (where available)

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