As a key population, AGYW bear a disproportionate risk of HIV acquisition. IAVI works with our partners on a range of studies to better understand risk, HIV incidence, retention, and how to improve AGYW willingness to participate in clinical research and take up new prevention.
Type: Varies by need; often prospective cohort studies or cross sectional studies. Many include socio-behavioral research elements (e.g., focus group interviews).
Study Status: Several cohort studies are underway and others are in development
Countries: Kenya; South Africa; Uganda; Zambia
Partners: KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research; Uganda Virus Research Institute-IAVI; Center for Family Health Research in Zambia
Varies by need, clinical research center, and study population.