Our Work

Development of Sociobehavioral Sciences Research Capacity in Tanzania

Project Objectives

The major goal is to build and develop critical mass of qualified sociobehavioral researchers in Tanzania capable of conducting independent clinical, epidemiological, operational, biomedical, and behavioral HIV prevention and treatment interventions.

Project Outcomes

The project has supported the training of three PhD students, three MPH students, two MPhil students, and one MMed trainee in Psychiatry. They will return to KCMC to create a Sociobehavioral Sciences Research Program.

Project Policy Impact Description

The research conducted by these trainees will inform optimal HIV care and policy in Tanzania.

Topics

Faculty

Department & School

Medicine: Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine

Locations

Sponsors

  • NIH-Fogarty International Center

Collaborators

  • Duke Global Health Institute
  • University of Cape Town

Project Status

Ongoing

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