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Submissions from 2020

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Project YES! Youth Engaging for Success: A randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of a clinic-based peer mentoring program on viral suppression, adherence and internalized stigma among HIV-positive youth (15–24 years) in Ndola, Zambia, Julie Denison, Virginia M. Burke, Sam Miti, Bareng A.S. Nonyane, Christiana Frimpong, Katherine G. Merrill, Elizabeth A. Abrams, and Jonathan Kaunda Mwansa

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

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Addressing intimate partner violence and power in intimate relationships in HIV testing services in Nairobi, Kenya, Nicole Haberland, Charity Ndwiga, Katharine McCarthy, Julie Pulerwitz, Rose Kosgei, Margaret Mak'anyengo, Amelia Peltz, Vincent Wong, and Sam Kalibala

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

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Viral load outcomes in a cohort of alcohol-consuming people living with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in Mumbai, India, Avina Sarna, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Jean J. Schensul, Sushma S. Gaikwad, Kavita Joshi, Rupal Malye, Bidhubhusan Mahapatra, Toan Ha, and Stephen L. Schensul

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The short-term effects of the implementation of the "Treat All" guidelines on ART service delivery costs in Namibia, Carl Schutte, Steven Forsythe, Johnface Fedes Mdala, Brady Zieman, Rachael Linder, and Lung Vu

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The impact of an integrated depression and HIV treatment program on mental health and HIV care outcomes among people newly initiating antiretroviral therapy in Malawi, Melissa A. Stockton, Michael Udedi, Kazione Kulisewa, Mina C. Hosseinipour, Bradley N. Gaynes, Steven M. Mphonda, Joanna Maselko, Audrey Pettifor, Ruth Verhey, Dixon Chibanda, Ilana Lapidos-Salaiz, and Brian Wells Pence

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Community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery for female sex workers in Tanzania: Intervention model and baseline findings, Lung Vu, Waimar Tun, Louis Apicella, Caterina Casalini, Neema Makyao, Samantha Tsang, Denna Michael, Todd Koppenhaver, and Erick Mlanga

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Community-based HIV treatment service delivery model for female sex workers in Tanzania: Evaluation findings, Lung Vu, Waimar Tun, Louis Apicella, Jeremiah Kidola, Caterina Casalini, Gasper Mbita, Neema Makyao, Todd Koppenhaver, and Erick Mlanga

Submissions from 2019

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A meta-analysis approach for estimating average unit costs for ART using pooled facility-level primary data from African countries, Diego Cerecero-Garcia, Carlos Pineda-Antunez, Lily Alexander, Drew Cameron, Gisela Martinez-Silva, Carol Dayo Obure, Elliot Marseille, Lung Vu, James G. Kahn, Anna Vassall, Gabriela Gomez, Lori Bollinger, Carol Levin, and Sergio Bautista-Arredondo

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The People Living with HIV (PLHIV) Resilience Scale: Development and validation in three countries in the context of the PLHIV Stigma Index, Ann Gottert, Barbara Friedland, Scott Geibel, Laura Nyblade, Stefan Baral, S. Kentutsi, C. Mallouris, L. Sprague, J. Hows, F. Anam, Ugochukwu Amanyeiwe, and Julie Pulerwitz

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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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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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Individual and sexual network predictors of HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in Nigeria, Rebecca G. Nowak, Andrew Mitchell, Trevor A. Crowell, Hongjie Liu, Sosthenes Ketende, Habib O. Ramadhani, Nicaise Ndembi, Sylvia Adebajo, Julie Ake, William A. Blattner, Stefan Baral, and Manhattan E. Charurat

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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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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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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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Cell phone counseling improves retention of mothers with HIV infection in care and infant HIV testing in Kisumu, Kenya: A randomized controlled study, Avina Sarna, Lopamudra Saraswati, Jerry Okal, James K. Matheka, Danmark Owuor, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Nancy Reynolds, and Sam Kalibala

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The prevalence and determinants of depression among HIV-positive perinatal women receiving antiretroviral therapy in India, Avina Sarna, Roopal Jyoti Singh, Mona Duggal, Prabha S. Chandra, and Nancy Reynolds

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Community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery for female sex workers in Tanzania: 6-month ART initiation and adherence, Waimar Tun, Louis Apicella, Caterina Casalini, D. Bikaru, G. Mbita, K. Jeremiah, Neema Makyao, Todd Koppenhaver, and Lung Vu

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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

Submissions from 2018

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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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Assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and costs of diagnosing HIV at birth in Lesotho and Rwanda, Michelle M. Gill, Heather Hoffman, Majoalane Mokone, Lynne Mofenson, Michel Tchuenche, and Steven Forsythe

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Understanding the dynamics of HIV testing services in South African primary care facilities, Tonderai Mabuto, Bhakti Hansoti, Salome Charalambous, and Christopher Hoffmann

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

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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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Challenges to and opportunities for the adoption and routine use of early warning indicators to monitor pediatric HIV drug resistance in Kenya, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Jerry Okal, James K. Matheka, Irene Mukui, and Sam Kalibala

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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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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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Early results demonstrate the importance of early treatment of HIV and the feasibility and acceptability of community-based antiretroviral treatment delivery for female sex workers 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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Health and socioeconomic well-being of young people living with HIV in Zambia: Evaluating the ZAMFAM Project, Project SOAR

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Implementing the HIV “treat all” guidelines in Namibia: Patient and health provider perspectives, Project SOAR

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Namibia has a strong foundation for implementing the treat all guidelines and reaching the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, Project SOAR

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Optimizing implementation of universal HIV treatment coverage for people living with HIV in Senegal, Project SOAR

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Can depression screening be integrated into busy HIV clinics in Malawi? Early results demonstrate its feasibility and acceptability, Project SOAR—Malawi Mental Health

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Individual and network factors associated with HIV care continuum outcomes among Nigerian MSM accessing healthcare services, Habib O. Ramadhani, Nicaise Ndembi, Rebecca G. Nowak, Uchenna Ononaku, Jerry Gwamna, Ifeanyi Orazulike, Sylvia Adebajo, Trevor A. Crowell, Hongjie Liu, Stefan Baral, Julie Ake, Manhattan E. Charurat, and TRUST/RV368 Study Group

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"Even the fowl has feelings": Access to HIV information and services among persons with disabilities in Ghana, Uganda, and Zambia, Katie D. Schenk, Waimar Tun, Meredith Sheehy, Jerry Okal, Emmanuel Kuffour, Grimond Moono, Felix Mutale, Rita Kyeremaa, Edson Ngirabakunzi, Ugochukwu Amanyeiwe, and Suzanne Leclerc-Madlala

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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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High burden of HIV, syphilis and HSV-2 and factors associated with HIV infection among female sex workers in Tanzania: Implications for early treatment of HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Lung Vu and Kavita Misra

Submissions from 2017

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Stigma, access to healthcare, and HIV risks among men who sell sex to men in Nigeria, Trevor A. Crowell, Babajide Keshinro, Stefan Baral, Sheree Schwartz, Shauna Stahlman, Rebecca G. Nowak, Sylvia Adebajo, William A. Blattner, Manhattan E. Charurat, and Julie Ake

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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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Stigma, violence and HIV vulnerability among transgender persons in sex work in Maharashtra, India, Deepika Ganju and Niranjan Saggurti

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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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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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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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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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Assessing HIV-related outcomes among key populations accessing community-based test and start services in Nigeria, Project SOAR

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Assessment of the implementation of the treat-all guidelines (Test and Start) in Namibia, Project SOAR

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A systems approach to improving delivery and update of facility-based HIV testing and linkage to care in South Africa, Project SOAR

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Effect of a family-centered model of HIV care on viral suppression and care retention among HIV-positive children in Swaziland, 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 a depression treatment program on HIV care and mental health outcomes 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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Improving uptake of HIV testing services and linkage to care after diagnosis in Kenya, Project SOAR

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

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Project YES! Youth engaging for success: A peer mentoring program to transition youth to HIV self-management in Zambia, Project SOAR

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Strengthening capacity in HIV operations research: Reflections on a Project SOAR workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa, Project SOAR

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Updating the people living with HIV stigma index, Project SOAR

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Service utilization and cost of implementing a comprehensive HIV prevention and care program among people who inject drugs in Delhi, India, Mary Philip Sebastian, Aparajita Dasgupta, Lopamudra Saraswati, Asha Singh, Vartika Sharma, Ira Madan, Waimar Tun, Julie Pulerwitz, Ibou Thior, and Avina Sarna

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Linking sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV services for young people: The Link Up project, Lucy Stackpool-Moore, Divya Bajpai, Georgina Caswell, Tyler Crone, Fleur Dewar, Greg Gray, Allen Kyendikuwa, Julie Mellin, Andrew Miller, Felicity Morgan, Luisa Orza, Jacqui Stevenson, Nienke Westerhof, Felicia Wong, Eileen Yam, and Brady Zieman

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HIV and disabilities: Time for more and better data, Waimar Tun and Suzanne Leclerc-Madlala

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Increasing uptake of HIV, sexually transmitted infection, and family planning services, and reducing HIV-related risk behaviors among youth living with HIV in Uganda, Lung Vu, Brady Zieman, Cecily Banura, Jerry Okal, Margret Elang, Rodgers Ampwera, Georgina Caswell, Diana Amanyire, Jacquelyne Alesi, and Eileen Yam

Submissions from 2016

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Factors associated with HIV testing among male injecting drug users: Findings from a cross-sectional behavioural and biological survey in Manipur and Nagaland, India, Deepika Ganju, Sowmya Ramesh, and Niranjan Saggurti

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Opportunities and challenges in conducting secondary analysis of HIV programmes using data from routine health information systems and personal health information, Stephen S. Gloyd, Bradley H. Wagenaar, Godfrey Woelk, and Sam Kalibala

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Addressing intimate partner violence and power in relationships in HIV testing services: Results of an intervention piloted in Nairobi, Kenya, Nicole Haberland, Charity Ndwiga, Katharine McCarthy, Margaret Makanyengo, Rose Kosgei, Cecilia Choi, Julie Pulerwitz, and Sam Kalibala

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Assessment of linkages from HIV testing to enrolment and retention in HIV care in Central Mozambique, Celso Inguane, Stephen S. Gloyd, João Luis Manuel, Charlene Brown, Vincent Wong, Orvalho Augusto, Wisal Mustafa Hassan, Lúcia Viera, Pires Afonso, Mehol Jamnadás, Jama Joy Bernard, James Cowan, Sam Kalibala, and James Pfeiffer

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Reducing HIV-related risk and mental health problems through a client-centred psychosocial intervention for vulnerable adolescents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Nrupa Jani, Lung Vu, Lynnette Kay, Kassahun Habtamu, and Sam Kalibala

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Retrospective review of task-shifting community-based programs supporting ARV treatment and retention in Uganda, Sam Kalibala, Jerry Okal, Brady Zieman, Nrupa Jani, Lung Vu, Josephine Birungi, Stephen Okoboi, Jonathan Wangisi, Christine Nabiryo, Joanne Lyavala Okullu, Michael Etukoit, Lydia Buzaalirwa, Augustine Lubanga, Paul Kiyingi, Jonathan Ikapule, Syson Nakyeyune, Stephen Nakibinge, Penninah Lutung, Samuel Waliggo, Joseph Nsamba, Yashien Wamanga, Joseph Kamya, Robina Sentongo, and Robert Yiga

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Relationship between socio demographic characteristics and HIV indicators among women in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Malawi based on DHS data, Sam Kalibala, Erick Oweya, and Lyson Phiri

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Experiences in implementation and publication of operations research interventions: Gaps and a way forward, Sam Kalibala, Godfrey Woelk, Stephen S. Gloyd, Nrupa Jani, Lynnette Kay, Avina Sarna, Jerry Okal, Charity Ndwiga, Nicole Haberland, and Irit Sinai

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Association of medical male circumcision and antiretroviral therapy scale-up with community HIV incidence in Rakai, Uganda, Xiangrong Kong, Godfrey Kigozi, Joseph Ssekasanvu, Fred Nalugoda, Gertrude Nakigozi, Anthony Ndyanabo, Tom Lutalo, Steven J. Reynolds, Robert Ssekubugu, Joseph Kagaayi, Eva Bugos, Larry W. Chang, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Mary Grabowski, Amanda Berman, Thomas C. Quinn, David Serwadda, Maria J. Wawer, and Ronald H. Gray

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PrEP introduction for adolescent girls and young women, Sanyukta Mathur, Nanlesta Pilgrim, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Factors associated with long-term antiretroviral therapy attrition among adolescents in rural Uganda: A retrospective study, Stephen Okoboi, Livingstone Ssali, Aisha I. Yansaneh, Celestin Bakanda, Josephine Birungi, Sophie Nantume, Joanne Lyavala Okullu, Alana R. Sharp, David M. Moore, and Sam Kalibala

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Building evidence to guide PrEP introduction for adolescent girls and young women, Nanlesta Pilgrim, Sanyukta Mathur, Ann Gottert, Naomi Rutenberg, and Julie Pulerwitz

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Does shifting gender norms on the community level lead to increased HIV services uptake?, Project SOAR

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Impact of a community-based, HIV intervention on antiretroviral treatment retention and adherence in Tanzania, Project SOAR

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Strengthening community-based services for children and families affected by HIV: An evaluation of the Zambia Family program, Project SOAR

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Editorial—Lessons learned and study results from HIVCore: An HIV implementation science initiative, Naomi Rutenberg, Waimar Tun, and Nagesh N. Borse

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Limited accessibility to HIV services for persons with disabilities living with HIV in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia, Waimar Tun, Jerry Okal, Katie D. Schenk, Selina F. Esantsi, Felix Mutale, Rita Kyeremaa, Edson Ngirabakunzi, Hilary Asiah, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, and Grimond Moono

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Annual cost of antiretroviral therapy among three service delivery models in Uganda, Lung Vu, Samuel Waliggo, Brady Zieman, Nrupa Jani, Lydia Buzaalirwa, Stephen Okoboi, Jerry Okal, Nagesh N. Borse, and Sam Kalibala

Submissions from 2015

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Evaluating the effect of HIV prevention strategies on uptake of HIV counselling and testing among male most-at-risk-populations in Nigeria: A cross-sectional analysis, Sylvia Adebajo, George I. Eluwa, Jean Njab, Ayodeji Oginni, Francis Ukwuije, Babatunde A.O. Ahonsi, and Theo Lorenc

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Causes of death among HIV-infected adults registered in selected anti-retroviral therapy centers in north-eastern India, Chiranjeev Bhattacharjya, Damodar Sahu, Sangram Kishor Patel, Niranjan Saggurti, and Arvind Pandey

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Gender considerations along the HIV treatment cascade: An evidence review with priority actions, Melanie Croce-Galis, Jill Gay, Karen Hardee, What Works Association, and Population Council

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Do clinical decision-support reminders for medical providers improve isoniazid prescription rates among HIV-positive adults?, Eric P. Green, Caricia Catalani, Aggrey Keny, Lameck Diero, Charity Ndwiga, Dennis Israelski, and Paul Biondich

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Reproductive health of married young women in the context of HIV/AIDS in India, Avishek Hazra and Sandip Chakraborty

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Characteristics associated with HIV drug resistance among women screening for an HIV prevention trial in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Barbara Mensch, Pamina M. Gorbach, Cliff Kelly, Photini Kiepiela, Kailazarid Gomez, Gita Ramjee, Shayhana Ganesh, Neetha S. Morar, Lydia Soto-Torres, and Urvi M. Parikh

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Improving hospital-based quality of care by reducing HIV-related stigma: Evaluation results from Vietnam, Julie Pulerwitz, Khuat Thi Hai Oanh, Dayo Akinwolemiwa, Kim Ashburn, and Laura Nyblade