Integrating family planning and HIV counseling services to help women assess HIV risk and choice of family planning methods; developing tools to assess HIV vulnerability in family planning services; and planning global and regional convenings for establishing comprehensive recommendations.
Strengthening capacity to better implement community-based HIV prevention, treatment, and care and support services for individuals at high risk in Lagos and Rivers States.
Leading social and behavioral change research for proven interventions to support developing countries’ health and development outcomes, including demand for modern family planning, maternal and child death prevention, and AIDS and malaria eradication.
Ensuring comprehensive HIV and STI prevention, care, and treatment for high-risk groups by expanding HIV self-testing, communication on COVID-19-related health messages and prevention materials, and HIV treatment for patients while ensuring protection for frontline workers.
Engaging the community to reduce stigma and discrimination associated with HIV among adolescent girls and young women; developing adolescent-responsive health facilities; and evaluating the impact of providing information on cervical cancer and HIV and reproductive health services.
Delivering client-centered services for HIV prevention, treatment, and care to reach people vulnerable to or living with HIV; addressing stigma to increase access to services; and evaluating and documenting successes and challenges.
Participating in the scientific committee of the HIV Prevention Clinical Trials Network focused on socio-behavioral sciences to assess research priorities; designing study concepts, protocols, and data-collection instruments; enhancing collaboration; and addressing issues in research ethics.
Using the best available science, research expertise, and state-of-the-art methodologies to generate evidence for improving HIV prevention, care, and treatment policies and programs around the world.
Conducting implementation science research to examine program effects and strategies for reducing HIV risk among adolescent girls and young women and their partners, and to build assets.
Providing technical assistance for data collection on HIV-related risk and health-utilization behaviors in order to estimate HIV/STI prevalence and strengthen the capacity to collect, manage, analyze, and translate data for programs.