A South to South collaborative project to understand and address the HIV vulnerability of male sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya.
The proposed study has two overarching objectives: (1) to produce a reliable evidence base that can explain the individual, social, environmental and structural factors that shape the HIV-vulnerability of MSWs in Nairobi; and (2) to design and pilot test a community-based intervention that can address these various levels of vulnerability. A randomized controlled trial of male circumcision to reduce HIV incidence in Kisumu, Kenya.
The purpose of this study is through a randomized controlled clinical trial design, to provide a scientifically valid assessment of the effectiveness of male circumcision in reducing HIV incidence.Baseline sexual & reproductive survey in two long-standing research cohorts in Nairobi, Kenya.
Enhancing the Impact of HIV Prevention Programs for the Most At-Risk Poplations in Kenya.
The purpose of this project is to support the government of Kenya to design and implement effective and efficient models for delivering HIV prevention programs for the most at-risk populations.Harnessing Mobile Phone Usage for HIV and Horizontal Health Systems Improvement: PMTCT.
The aim of this project is to address the possibility of integrating cell phone technology into prevention of mother to child transmission in HIV (PMTCT) services.mHealth and Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT): Is Cell Phone Technology the Key to Improving Outcomes in Kenya?
The overall goal of this project is to determine if mobile phones could be used to improve PMTCT by way of strengthening health systems.Meeting critical health care & nutritional needs to improve maternal, neonatal and child health in vulnerable African Populations
The proposed project utilizes existing health and nutrition infrastructure and human resources in the Taita and Taveta Coast Region of Kenya as the platform for strengthening linkages between maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition.
To Reduce HIV Incidence in Kenya by Expanding Adolescent Voluntary Male Circumcisions, Introducing Early Infant Male Circumcision and Increasing the Focus on Program Safety.
The main goal of this project is to support the Government of Kenya in implementing the second phase of its VMMC programme, which aims to sustain the gains achieved from the first phase of the programme through improved governance, capacity strengthening and resource mobilization.
Ushirikiano: Building research capacity to improve maternal and child health outcomes in Kenya and Canada.
The University of Manitoba and the University of Nairobi have a history of partnerships and collaboration of over thirty years, which has led to international reputations for both universities as leaders in infectious diseases and HIV/AIDS programs and research.