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Disclosure Intervention for Zimbabwean Parents

Current Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: 300 parents living with HIV (PLH) will be randomized into either an 1) experimental condition, a disclosure intervention or 2) attention control condition, a nutrition intervention. The …

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ZIM CHIC

Current Study

HIV-Target Cell Response in Women Initiating Various Contraceptive Methods in High HIV-Incidence Areas Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through a grant from McMagee-Women’s Research Institute and Foundation, University of Pittsburg Protoco …

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Visual Inspection of the Cervix as a Primary Means of Cervical Cancer Screening: Results of a Pilot Study

Completed Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: The objective was to measure the effectiveness of unaided visual inspection (UVI) of the cervix as a primary means of cervical cancer screening. 1000 women attending primary health care …

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A Randomized, Controlled Safety Trial of the Diaphragm and Cellulose Sulfate Microbicide Gel in Sexually Active Women in Zimbabwe

Completed Study

Sponsor: CONRAD Protocol Summary: Cellulose sulfate (CS) was an antimicrobial and contraceptive agent. This study was designed with three arms: 1) diaphragm with 6% CS gel; 2) diaphragm with KY gel and; 3) CS gel alone. Participants were instructed to …

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Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition Among Young Women in Uganda and Zimbabwe

Completed Study

Sponsors: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: Combined oral contraceptives (COC) and depot-medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) are among the most widely used family planning methods; their effect on HIV acquisition is unknown. This …

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Oral Candidiasis Marker of HIV-Disease Progression Among Zimbabwean Women

Completed Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: To estimate oral disease prevalence among Zimbabwean women in relation to HIV serostatus and CD4 count, and to assess the agreement rate between oral soft tissue examination outcomes mea …

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Diaphragm and Lubricant Gel for Prevention of HIV Acquisition in Southern African Women: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (MIRA)

Completed Study

Sponsor: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Protocol Summary: MIRA was a multi-site, randomized, controlled study that sought to measure the effectiveness of the diaphragm, Replens gel and condoms versus condoms alone in preventing heterosexual acq …

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The Reliability of ACASI Data Collection in Zimbabwe

Completed Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: Research on the measurement of HIV risk demonstrates that interview mode can affect reporting; however, few studies have applied these findings to assessment sof hormonal contraceptive u …

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Linking Alcohol Use with HIV Risk Behavior and HIV Prevalence Among Beer Hall Patrons in Harare, Zimbabwe

Completed Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: In Harare, beer halls are among the few affordable recreation venues for men in low to medium income neighborhoods. They are well attended and ubiquitous institutions serving men’s needs …

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Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment (NASG), A First-Aid Device to Decrease Maternal Mortality from Obstetric Hemorrhage: A Cluster Randomized Trial

Completed Study

Sponsors: US National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Protocol Summary: This study was a cluster randomized controlled trial to examine the effects of NASG application as a first-aid device at sa …

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An Acceptability and Safety Study of the Duet® Cervical Barrier and Gel Delivery System in Zimbabwe

Completed Study

Sponsors: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) The Bill & Belinda Gates Foundation Protocol Summary: Adherence problems with coitally dependent, female-initiated HIV prevention methods have contributed to several studies unable to establish effic …

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Establishment of Laboratory Reference Values for Harare, Chitungwiza, and Mutoko

Completed Study

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Protocol Summary: This study sought to establish local reference values in order to enable accurate interpretation of laboratory data collected to support UZ-UCSF protocols. This was a community based, cr …

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