Ndlovu Cohort study

A multidisciplinary study in ~2000 participants comparing HIV positive and negative subjects to investigate effect of lifestyle-related chronic conditions, with a special focus on cardio-vascular diseases (CVD), an important co-morbid condition in HIV infected individuals. 

Started 2014
Status finished 2019


Biometric linkage to care in Home based oral mucosal HIV Testing and Counselling Programme

An extension of existing HIV home testing and counselling programs, aimed at testing more local residents, especially men, in an earlier phase of infection. Utilized electronic health management systems to connect early care seeking behaviour with early HIV diagnosis, treatment and care.

• Are people interested in house testing as an early detection method?
• Are people who test HIV positive looking for care & treatment at an early stage

Started 2016
Status finished 2020