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Submissions from 2020

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No-flip ShangRing circumcision in 10-12 year old boys: Results from randomized clinical trials in Kenya, Omar Al Hussein Alawamlh, Quentin Awori, Mark Barone, Soo-Jeong Kim, Marc Goldstein, Philip S. Li, and Richard K. Lee

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Estimating the market size for a dual prevention pill: Adding contraception to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to increase uptake, Lorna Begg, Rebecca Brodsky, Barbara Friedland, Sanyukta Mathur, James Sailer, and George W. Creasy

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Modeling HIV transmission from sexually active alcohol-consuming men in ART programs to seronegative wives, Kevin D. Dieckhaus, Toan Ha, Stephen L. Schensul, and Avina Sarna

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Reaching 90-90-90: Evidence from Project SOAR to strengthen the HIV response, Scott Geibel

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Gaining traction: Promising shifts in gender norms and intimate partner violence in the context of a community-based HIV prevention trial in South Africa, Ann Gottert, Julie Pulerwitz, Nicole Haberland, Rhandzekile Mathebula, Dumisani Rebombo, Kathryn Spielman, Rebecca West, Aimée Julien, Rhian Twine, Dean Peacock, Mi-Suk Kang, Dufour F. Xavier, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Audrey Pettifor, Sheri A. Lippman, and Kathleen Kahn

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Creating HIV risk profiles for men in South Africa: A latent class approach using cross-sectional survey data, Ann Gottert, Julie Pulerwitz, Craig Heck, Cherie Cawood, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Seizing opportunities for intervention: Changing HIV-related knowledge among men who have sex with men and transgender women attending trusted community centers in Nigeria, Milissa U. Jones, Habib O. Ramadhani, Sylvia Adebajo, Charlotte A. Gaydos, Afoke Kokogho, Stefan Baral, Rebecca G. Nowak, Julie Ake, Hongjie Liu, Manhattan E. Charurat, Merlin L. Robb, Trevor A. Crowell, and TRUST/RV368 Study Group

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Sustaining consistent condom use among female sex workers by addressing their vulnerabilities and strengthening community-led organizations in India, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Monika Walia, Sangram Kishor Patel, Madhusudana Battala, Saradiya Mukherjee, Prachi Patel, Balakrishnan Subramanium, Yamini Atmavilas, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Reducing HIV risk for adolescent girls and young women and their male partners: Insights from the DREAMS Partnership, Sanyukta Mathur

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HIV vulnerability among adolescent girls and young women: A multi-country latent class analysis approach, Sanyukta Mathur, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Sangram Kishor Patel, Jerry Okal, Victor Mwapasa, Effie Chipeta, Maurice Musheke, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, and Julie Pulerwitz

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"It is always better for a man to know his HIV status" — A qualitative study exploring the context, barriers and facilitators of HIV testing among men in Nairobi, Kenya, Jerry Okal, Daniel Lango, James K. Matheka, Francis Obare, Carol Ngunu-Gituathi, Mary Mugambi, and Avina Sarna

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Evidence to support HIV prevention for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and their male partners: Results from Malawi Dreams studies with AGYW, male partners of AGYW, men living with HIV, and program implementing partners, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Victor Mwapasa, Effie Chipeta, Wanangwa Chimwaza, Nrupa Jani, Tracy McClair, Lyson Tenthani, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Reducing HIV risk among young women and their partners: Highlights from the DREAMS implementation science research portfolio, Population Council

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Evidence around engaging men in HIV prevention and treatment, Julie Pulerwitz, Ann Gottert, Jerry Okal, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Strengthening capacity for assessment of HIV-related data needs among key populations to inform evidence-based responses, Amrita Rao, Nikita Viswasam, and Stefan Baral

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Safer conception for female sex workers living with HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Cross-sectional analysis of needs and opportunities in integrated family planning/HIV services, Eileen Yam, Catherine Kahabuka, Gasper Mbita, Koheleth Winani, Louis Apicella, Caterina Casalini, and Zuhura Mbuguni

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Taking the daily grind out of HIV prevention, Thomas Zydowsky

Submissions from 2019

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Use of topical versus injectable anaesthesia for ShangRing circumcisions in men and boys in Kenya: Results from a randomized controlled trial, Quentin Awori, Philip S. Li, Richard K. Lee, Daniel Ouma, Millicent Oundo, Mukhaye Barasa, Nereah Obura, David Mwamkita, Raymond Otieno Simba, Jairus Oketch, Nixon Nyangweso, Mary N. Maina, Nicholas Kiswi, Michael Kirui, Betty Chirchir, Marc Goldstein, and Mark Barone

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Exploring gender and partner communication: Theory of Planned Behavior predictors for condom use among young, urban adults in Zambia, Rachna Nag Chowdhuri, Jessie Pinchoff, Christopher B. Boyer, and Thoai Ngo

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Opportunities and challenges for the introduction of a new female condom among young adults in urban Zambia, Katherine Gambir, Jessie Pinchoff, Olasubomi Obadeyi, and Thoai Ngo

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Research capacity strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa: Recognizing the importance of local partnerships in designing and disseminating HIV implementation science to reach the 90–90–90 goals, Anna Kalbarczyk, Wendy Davis, Sam Kalibala, Scott Geibel, Aisha I. Yansaneh, Nina A. Martin, Ellen Weiss, Deanna Kerrigan, and Yukari C. Manabe

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Understanding women’s motivations to participate in MTN-003/VOICE, a phase 2b HIV prevention trial with low adherence, Ariana Katz, Barbara Mensch, Kubashini Woeber, Petina Musara, Juliane Etima, and Ariane van der Straten

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Gender-based violence and engagement in biomedical HIV prevention, care and treatment: A scoping review, Anna M. Leddy, Ellen Weiss, Eileen Yam, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Use and acceptability of HIV self-testing among first-time testers at risk for HIV in Senegal, Carrie E. Lyons, Karleen Coly, Anna L. Bowring, Benjamin Liestman, Daouda Diouf, Vincent Wong, Gnilane Turpin, Delivette Castor, Penda Dieng, Oluwasolape Olawore, Scott Geibel, Sosthenes Ketende, Cheikh Ndour, Safiatou Thiam, Coumba Toure-Kane, and Stefan Baral

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Vaginal ring use in a phase 3 microbicide trial: A comparison of objective measures and self-reports of non-adherence in ASPIRE, Barbara Mensch, Barbara Richardson, Marla Husnik, Elizabeth R. Brown, Flavia Matovu Kiweewa, Ashley Mayo, Jared M. Baeten, Thesla Palanee-Phillips, Ariane van der Straten, and MTN-020-ASPIRE Study Team

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Implementing and scaling-up Stepping Stones in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Lessons from working in informal settlements, Cecilia Milford, M. Mtshali, Mags Beksinska, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Integration of HIV testing services into family planning services: A systematic review, Manjulaa Narasimhan, Ping Teresa Yeh, Sabina A. Haberlen, Charlotte E. Warren, and Caitlin E. Kennedy

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Rollout of ShangRing circumcision with active surveillance for adverse events and monitoring for uptake in Kenya, Elijah Odoyo-June, Nandi Owuor, Saida Kassim, Stephanie Davis, Kawango Agot, Kennedy Serrem, George Otieno, Quentin Awori, Jonas Hines, Carlos Toledo, Catey Laube, Christine Kisia, Appolonia Aoko, Vincent Ojiambo, Zebedee Mwandi, Ambrose Juma, and Bartilol Kigen

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Enhancing financial security of female sex workers through a community-led intervention in India: Evidence from a longitudinal survey, Sangram Kishor Patel, Saradiya Mukherjee, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Madhusudana Battala, Matangi Jayaram, Sameer Kumta, Yamini Atmavilas, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Quality of care and HIV service utilization among key populations in Zambia: A qualitative comparative analysis among female sex workers, men who have sex with men and people who use drugs, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Maurice Musheke, H. Fisher Raymond, Ryan Keating, John Mwale, Lunda Banda, Drosin Mulenga, Lyson Phiri, Scott Geibel, and Waimar Tun

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The evaluation of the Woman's Condom marketing approach: What value did peer-led interpersonal communication add to the promotion of a new female condom in urban Lusaka?, Jessie Pinchoff, Christopher B. Boyer, Rachna Nag Chowdhuri, Gina Smith, Namwinga Chintu, and Thoai Ngo

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Women and HIV: Understanding and addressing stigma—Evidence from the Population Council, Population Council

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Meeting the needs of orphans and other vulnerable children: Learnings from Project SOAR, Project SOAR

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Reaching key populations with community-based HIV test and start services in Lagos and Benue States in Nigeria: Baseline findings, Project SOAR

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Strengthening capacity to prevent HIV among adolescent girls and young women: Supporting DREAMS programming, Project SOAR

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Gender norms and HIV testing/treatment uptake: Evidence from a large population-based sample in South Africa, Julie Pulerwitz, Ann Gottert, Kathleen Kahn, Nicole Haberland, Aimee Julien, Suarez A. Selin, Rhian Twine, Dean Peacock, X. Gómez-Olivé, Sheri A. Lippman, and Audrey Pettifor

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Implementation science: Helping to accelerate progress toward achieving the 90–90–90 goal, Waimar Tun, Vivian Go, and Aisha I. Yansaneh

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HIV testing and counselling couples together for affordable HIV prevention in Africa, Kristin M. Wall, Mubiana Inambao, William Kilembe, Etienne Karita, Bellington Vwalika, Joseph Mulenga, Rachel Parker, Tyronza Sharkey, Divya Sonti, Amanda Tichacek, Eric Hunter, Robert Yohnka, Joseph F. Abdallah, Ibou Thior, Julie Pulerwitz, and Susan Allen

Submissions from 2018

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Simplifying the ShangRing technique for circumcision in boys and men: Use of the no-flip technique with randomization to removal at 7 days versus spontaneous detachment, Mark Barone, Philip S. Li, Richard K. Lee, Daniel Ouma, Millicent Oundo, Mukhaye Barasa, Jairus Oketch, Patrick Otiende, Nixon Nyangweso, Mary N. Maina, Nicholas Kiswi, Betty Chirchir, Marc Goldstein, and Quentin Awori

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Building the evidence base on the HIV programme in India: An integrated approach to document programmatic learnings, Deepika Ganju, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Rajatashuvra Adhikary, Sangram Kishor Patel, Niranjan Saggurti, and Gina Dallabetta

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Dataset: Male partners of young women in Uganda: Understanding their relationships and use of HIV testing, Ann Gottert, Julie Pulerwitz, Anne Katahoire, Jerry Okal, Florence Ayebare, Nrupa Jani, Pamela Keilig, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Male partners of young women in Uganda: Understanding their relationships and use of HIV testing, Ann Gottert, Julie Pulerwitz, Godfrey Siu, Anne Katahoire, Jerry Okal, Florence Ayebare, Nrupa Jani, Pamela Keilig, and Sanyukta Mathur

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Condom use at last sex by young men in Ethiopia: The effect of descriptive and injunctive norms, Aparna Jain, Elizabeth Tobey, Hussein Ismail, and Annabel Erulkar

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Measuring vulnerability among female sex workers in India using a multidimensional framework, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Ruchira Bhattacharya, Yamini Atmavilas, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Dataset: DREAMS Implementation Science: Phase 1 Analysis Data, Zambia, Sanyukta Mathur, Maurice Musheke, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Drosin Mulenga, Lunda Banda, Nrupa Jani, and Julie Pulerwitz

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High rates of sexual violence by both intimate and non-intimate partners experienced by adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and Zambia: Findings around violence and other negative health outcomes, Sanyukta Mathur, Jerry Okal, Maurice Musheke, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Sangram Kishor Patel, Ruchira Bhattacharya, Nrupa Jani, James K. Matheka, Lunda Banda, Drosin Mulenga, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Dataset: DREAMS Implementation Science: Phase 1 Analysis Data, Kenya, Sanyukta Mathur, Jerry Okal, Nanlesta Pilgrim, James K. Matheka, Nrupa Jani, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Benchmark assessment of orphaned and vulnerable children in areas of the Zambia Family (ZAMFAM) Project—Brief, Michael Mbizvo and Paul C. Hewett

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Benchmark assessment of orphaned and vulnerable children in areas of the Zambia Family (ZAMFAM) Project, Michael Mbizvo, Paul C. Hewett, Nkomba Kayeyi, Lyson Phiri, Saziso N. Mulenga, Bwalya Mushiki, and Mwelwa Chibuye

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How presentation of drug detection results changed reports of product adherence in South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, Petina Musara, Elizabeth T. Montgomery, Nyaradzo M. Mgodi, Kubashini Woeber, Carolyne Akello, Miriam Hartmann, Helen Cheng, Lisa Levy, Ariana Katz, Cynthia I. Grossman, Zvavahera M. Chirenje, Ariane van der Straten, Barbara Mensch, and Microbicide Trials Network-003D Study Team

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Stemming HIV in adolescents: Gender and modes of transmission, Suzanne Petroni and Thoai Ngo

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Provider perspectives on PrEP for adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania: The role of provider biases and quality of care, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Nrupa Jani, Sanyukta Mathur, Catherine Kahabuka, Vaibhav Saria, Neema Makyao, Louis Apicella, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Replication Data for: Provider perspectives on PrEP for adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania: The role of provider biases and quality of care, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Nrupa Jani, Sanyukta Mathur, Catherine Kahabuka, Vaibhav Saria, Neema Makyao, Louis Apicella, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Addressing stigma and gender inequities to strengthen HIV and AIDS programming: A focus on key populations, Population Council

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Feasibility and acceptability of HIV self-testing among men who have sex with men in Nigeria, Population Council

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Male partners of adolescent girls and young women: Relationship characteristics and HIV risk—Findings from DREAMS implementation science research, Population Council

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Reducing provider-held stigma and improving young client satisfaction in strengthening integrated delivery of and access to comprehensive HIV and sexual/reproductive health and support services for MSM in Lagos, Nigeria, Population Council

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The Population Council: Pioneering new tools to prevent HIV, STIs, and unintended pregnancy, Population Council

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What do we know about the HIV risk characteristics of adolescent girls and young women in Kenya? Findings from DREAMS Implementation Science research, Population Council

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What do we know about the HIV risk characteristics of adolescent girls and young women in Zambia? Findings from DREAMS implementation science research, Population Council

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Characterizing the unmet HIV prevention needs and HIV risk vulnerabilities of adolescent girls and young women in Ethiopia, Project SOAR

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Does a community-based, HIV service delivery model improve female sex workers’ care and treatment outcomes in Tanzania?, Project SOAR

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Engaging male partners of adolescent girls and young women in HIV services in Malawi: Findings from DREAMS implementation science research, Project SOAR

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Evaluating a multidisciplinary integrated management team intervention to improve maternal and child outcomes and HIV service uptake and retention in Lesotho, Project SOAR

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Modeling the expected cost-effectiveness and impact of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis in Uganda and Swaziland, Project SOAR

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Strengthening capacity to prevent HIV among adolescent girls and young women: Supporting DREAMS-like programming, Project SOAR

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How empowered are girls/young women in their sexual relationships? Relationship power, HIV risk, and partner violence in Kenya, Julie Pulerwitz, Sanyukta Mathur, and Daniel Woznica

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Who are the male partners of adolescent girls and young women in Swaziland? Analysis of survey data from community venues across 19 DREAMS districts, Zahra Reynolds, Ann Gottert, Erin Luben, Bheki Mamba, Patrick Shabangu, Nsindiso Dlamini, Muhle Dlamini, Sanyukta Mathur, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Dataset: Tathmini GBV study: Evaluation of comprehensive gender-based violence programming delivered through the HIV program platform in Tanzania, Susan K. Settergren, Stella Mujaya, Wasima Rida, Lusajo Kajula, Hussein Kamugisha, Jessie K. Mbwambo, Felix Kisanga, Mucho M. Mizinduko, Megan S. Dunbar, Isihaka Mwandalima, Hijja Wazee, Diana Prieto, Saiqa Mullick, Jennifer Erie, and Delivette Castor

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Uptake of HIV self‐testing and linkage to treatment among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Nigeria: A pilot programme using key opinion leaders to reach MSM, Waimar Tun, Lung Vu, Osasuyi Dirisu, Adekemi Sekoni, Elizabeth Shoyemi, Jean Njab, Sade Ogunsola, and Sylvia Adebajo

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Understanding HIV risks among adolescent girls and young women in informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya: Lessons for DREAMS, Abdhalah Kasiira Ziraba, Benedict Orindi, Sheru Muuo, Sian Floyd, Isolde Birdthistle, Joyce Mumah, Jane Osindo, Pauline Njoroge, and Caroline W. Kabiru

Submissions from 2017

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Youth engagement in developing an implementation science research agenda on adolescent HIV testing and care linkages in sub-Saharan Africa, Julie Denison, Audrey Pettifor, Lynne Mofenson, Susan Kasedde, Rebecca Marcus, Katongo J. Konayuma, Katlego Koboto, Mmangaliso Luyanda Ngcobo, Julie Pulerwitz, and Deanna Kerrigan

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Achieving the optimal vaginal state: Using vaginal products and study gels in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, Zoe Duby, Barbara Mensch, Miriam Hartmann, Elizabeth T. Montgomery, Imelda Mahaka, Linda-Gail Bekker, and Ariane van der Straten

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Creating a culture of evidence use: Using an innovative knowledge translation platform to inform HIV/AIDS programming for women and girls, Jill Gay, Melanie Croce-Galis, Karen Hardee, and Amelia Peltz

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Transitioning couple’s voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT) from stand-alone weekend services into routine antenatal and VCT services in government clinics in Zambia’s two largest cities, Mubiana Inambao, William Kilembe, Lauren A. Canary, Nancy L. Czaicki, Matilda Kakungu-Simpungwe, Roy Chavuma, Kristin M. Wall, Amanda Tichacek, Julie Pulerwitz, Ibou Thior, Elwyn Chomba, and Susan Allen

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Misreporting of product adherence in the MTN-003/VOICE trial for HIV prevention in Africa: Participants’ explanations for dishonesty, Elizabeth T. Montgomery, Barbara Mensch, Petina Musara, Miriam Hartmann, Kubashini Woeber, Juliane Etima, and Ariane van der Straten

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Men's perceptions of treatment as prevention in South Africa: Implications for engagement in HIV care and treatment, Alyssa C. Mooney, Ann Gottert, Nomhle Khoza, Dumisani Rebombo, Jennifer Hove, Aimee Julien Suarez, Rhian Twine, Catherine MacPhail, Sarah Treves-Kagan, Kathleen Kahn, Audrey Pettifor, and Sheri A. Lippman

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Using brothel leadership to promote condom use among brothel-based female sex workers in Abuja, Nigeria: Study protocol for a cluster randomized pilot trial, Uchenna Onyekachi Okafor, Rik Crutzen, Okekearu Ifeanyi, Sylvia Adebajo, Adaora Uzoh, Egbe Aneotah Awo, Chukwuemeka Chima, Ogechukwu Agwagwa, and Bart van den Borne

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Adolescent girls and young women’s perceptions of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis introduction in Tanzania: Findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Assessment of comprehensive HIV-risk reduction programming for adolescent girls and young women: Implementation science research in Kenya, Population Council

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Assessment of comprehensive HIV-risk reduction programming for adolescent girls and young women: Implementation science research in Zambia, Population Council

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Considerations for PrEP introduction to adolescent girls and young women: Implementation science research in Tanzania, Population Council

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Construyendo Activos Protectores en Niñas Adolescentes: Una Colección de Herramientas para el Diseño de Programas, Population Council

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Effective engagement of male partners of adolescent girls and young women in HIV services: Implementation science research in Swaziland, Population Council

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Effective engagement of male partners of adolescent girls and young women in South Africa, Population Council

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Effective engagement of male partners of adolescent girls and young women in Uganda, Population Council

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Introducing oral pre-exposure prophylaxis to adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania: Overview of findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Men's perceptions of PrEP use by their adolescent and young adult female partners in Tanzania in Tanzania: Findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Parents' and guardians' perceptions of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis introduction in Tanzania: Findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Policymakers' perceptions of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis introduction in Tanzania: Findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Providers' views on PrEP for adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania: Findings from implementation science research, Population Council

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Stakeholder considerations for PrEP introduction to adolescent girls and young women: Laying the groundwork for research utilization in Tanzania, Population Council

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Status of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Zambia: Comprehensive sexuality education and adolescents sexual and reproductive health, Population Council

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Status of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Zambia: Violence against women and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, Population Council

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Are we meeting the HIV service needs of people living in informal settlements in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa?, Project SOAR

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Evaluating community-facility linkage models to promote mother-infant retention along the HIV care continuum, Project SOAR

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Evaluation of the “One Community” program in Malawi, Project SOAR

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Evaluation of the PEPFAR/USAID Asibonisane Community Responses Program in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Project SOAR

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Optimizing community services for an improved continuum of HIV care, Project SOAR

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Reducing HIV risk among adolescent girls and young women, and their partners through the DREAMS Partnership in Malawi, Project SOAR