In collaboration with the National AIDS Control Programme and CSK Research Solutions Ltd., a Tanzania-based research organization, the Population Council is conducting implementation science research in Tanzania to build needed evidence to inform decisionmaking around the introduction of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), ages 15–24. This research will actively engage key stakeholders throughout the study, including gaining their insights on key study questions, interpreting the findings, crafting initial programming recommendations based on findings, and supporting their adoption in Tanzania and beyond. Findings from this study and other observational studies and demonstration trials in progress across sub-Saharan Africa, including in Tanzania, will be valuable for informing ongoing programming in Tanzania and the region, as well as HIV prevention efforts for AGYW globally.
Population Council. 2017. "Considerations for PrEP introduction to adolescent girls and young women: Implementation science research in Tanzania," Activity brief. Washington, DC: Population Council.
Reducing HIV Risk among Adolescent Girls and Young Women: Implementation Science around the DREAMS Initiative