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Understanding the role of schools in supporting HIV treatment outcomes among HIV infected adolescents

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Funding Fogarty Program

Emerging Global Leader

Project Information in NIH RePORTER

Understanding the role of schools in supporting HIV treatment outcomes among HIV infected adolescents

Principal Institution

Kenyatta National Hospital

Principal Investigator(s) (PI)

Njuguna, Irene Nyambura

Project Contact Information

Email: irenen@uw.edu

Year(s) Awarded

2020-2025

Country

Kenya

Project Description

In 2017, an estimated 101,000 Kenyan adolescents aged 10-19 were living with HIV, the majority of whom are enrolled in school. Schools provide unparalleled access to adolescents, are critical for shaping long term health and life trajectories, and could be leveraged to support achievement of treatment goals. This project uses a human-centered design approach to gain an in-depth understanding of the school environment and its contribution to treatment goals with the goal of  developing a school-based intervention and pilot it for non-health outcomes.

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