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The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of anti-HIV treatment on the work attendance of employed people in South Africa. The study will enroll participants from a large manufacturing and distribution firm in South Africa.
In this study, a multiple food crops basket (containing four either biofortified or commercially-available food crops) will be fed to young children in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India over a period of nine months to measure growth, cognitive changes, and immune function in comparison to children receiving non-biofortified crops. Potentially, lactating women (their mothers) will also be included in the study.
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.
The purpose of the study is to test feasibility and acceptability of a lottery to help women in Cape Town, South Africa to continue using long-acting reversible contraceptives to avoid unintended pregnancies, and to also use condoms to reduce sexually transmitted infections including HIV.
Population mobility is frequent in South Africa and disrupts the continuity of HIV care. Postpartum, HIV-positive women are at elevated risk of dropping out of HIV care and are highly mobile. This pilot study aims to engage peripartum, HIV-positive women as potential users to evaluate a novel smartphone application to assist these women with linkage to new HIV facilities and prospectively describe the mobility of this population.
The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility and acceptability of Safe South Africa, an integrated intervention for preventing HIV and Intimate Partner Violence perpetration for male adolescents 15-17 years of age.
The Plan and Pledge pilot will incorporate behavioral economics approaches (nudges) into the pre-existing STAR self-test fixed-site distribution program, implemented by Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The objective of this pilot is to examine the use of commitment strategies to increase uptake of HIV self-testing in South Africa.
The purpose of this study is to collect quantitative data related to developing and testing a couple-based intervention (CBI) for HIV-positive women's medication adherence in the region of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. The CBI, called START (Supporting Treatment for Anti-Retroviral Therapy) Together, will be a manualized intervention focused on women's ART adherence and enhancing the couple's communication and problem-solving behavior. The preliminary efficacy of the CBI on HIV-...
The purpose of this study is to determine the appropriate regimen of GSK HRV vaccine for concomitant administration with EPI vaccines to infants in South Africa.
Introduction- Gun violence represents an important cause of disability to the working age population in South Africa. It has unrecognised, but undoubtedly significant implications for the health service and patients affected by these injuries. Aim- To capture the burden of gunshot injury across South Africa and to establish a network of researchers in this field. Method- A cross-sectional observational study run across South Africa capturing a nationwide picture of burd...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether dapivirine gel 4789 is safe for daily use by healthy women in South Africa.
The project seeks to determine whether implementing a multilevel, woman-focused intervention, the Young Women's Health CoOp (YWHC), for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) readiness and uptake is a viable complement to the HIV prevention plan for the Government of South Africa. Specifically, this project aims to: increase uptake of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and readiness and uptake of PrEP among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 16 to 24 who engage in...
This multi-site, observational, prospective study aims to investigate current practice and associated outcomes for patients scheduled for elective unilateral total hip or knee arthroplasty in South Africa.This information will provide baseline values, against which effects of implementing a multidisciplinary enhanced care protocol for arthroplasty patients will be compared (the subsequent study).
Hypertension is a major medical and public health burden throughout the world. It is estimated that 1 in 3 adult South Africans are diagnosed with hypertension, however detailed statistics reflecting the burden of disease are somewhat lacking. The implications and effects of poorly controlled hypertension and its associated co-morbidities are significant and extensive. In South Africa, hypertension is the single most prevalent cardiovascular risk factor and predominant contribu...
Spinal cord injury often results in complete or partial loss of functioning of the upper and or lower limbs, leading to the affected individual experiencing difficulties in performing activities of daily living. This in turn results in reduced participation in social, religious, recreational and economic activities (employment). Globally, there is a low employment rate (11-67%) amongst PLWSCI. In South Africa, according to Statistics South Africa, the unemployment rate of peopl...
This study will link findings from neuroscience with clinical outcomes using contingency management (CM) to identify changes in brain structure and function that emerge during purely behavioral therapy for methamphetamine (MA) use.
The purpose of this study is to provide current FTC-203 study participants in South Africa with continued access to the study drug, emtricitabine, following completion of the FTC-203 study. Subjects participating in this rollover protocol will receive emtricitabine, for as long as they continue to meet specific virologic criteria and until they withdraw from study or emtricitabine is approved in the country of residence.
Since geophagy is widespread among women from Sub-Saharan Africa, South America and the Caribbean, we aimed to determine the frequency of geophagy and the level of knowledge about its health effects among healthy adults originating from these countries and attending a travel medicine and international vaccination consultation in France.
This study is designed to evaluate the safety of the TB vaccine MVA85A in healthy children and infants in South Africa. A single vaccination with MVA85A has been shown to be safe and highly immunogenic in a wide range of subjects in previous clinical trials. In this trial,we will vaccinate 24 children with 5 x 10^7pfu of MVA85A and three groups of 36 infants with 2.5 x 10^7, 5 x 10^7 or 1 x 10^8 pfu. Participants will be identified from the general population living in Worcest...
There are few data of paediatric peri-operative morbidity and mortality in South Africa. There is little information on the burden or profile of surgical disease in the paediatric population, the level of anaesthesia or surgical care (specialist versus non-specialist) for paediatric patients, the quality of peri-operative care or contributing factors to poor outcomes. In order to understand current paediatric peri-operative morbidity and mortality in South Africa, it is importa...
This study involves randomization of individuals who were initially rejected from a micro-lending organization in South Africa. Subjects were placed into two arms: (1) not receiving a loan; (2) being reconsidered for a "second look." Of those in the second arm, 53% were then selected by the organization's loan officers to receive a standard loan for first-time borrowers. Mental health and financial data were collected at one timepoint: approximately 6-12 months after the subj...
This is a study to determine what Human Papillomavirus HIV seropositive women in Botswana, South Africa and Brasil have been exposed to during their life. The Human Papillomavirus causes cervical cancer. Different types are more likely to lead to cancer than other types. A vaccine has been made to fight infection against HPV 16 and 18 which has been shown to cause cervical cancer in America and Europe. What HPV type cause cancer in other countries is not as well studied. ...
This is a multi-centre survey of patients who are currently on lipid lowering pharmacological treatment in South Africa.
The POWER Cohort study is a PrEP implementation project to demonstrate Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery for young women in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa and Kisumu, Kenya.
The purpose of this early Phase 2 comparison trial is to evaluate the impact of community health worker (CHW) home visitors on pregnant women and their children in a rural setting in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa. The intervention provided by the CHWs targets underweight children, mothers living with HIV (MLH), mothers using alcohol, and depressed mothers with the goal of supporting pregnant women to improve birth outcomes, decrease the number of children born with a l...