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  • Project
    The LEAP LNG-IUS Initiative will generate evidence to determine if and how the levonorgestrel intrauterine system might increase contraceptive use and continuation rates in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Published research
    Use of economic compensation to increase demand for voluntary medical male circumcision in Kenya: Qualitative interviews with male participants in a randomized controlled trial and their partners
    As part of a trial in Kenya that found that the provision of food vouchers to men was effective in increasing medical male circumcision uptake, the authors conducted qualitative in-depth interviews with participants and their female partners to explore how these vouchers influenced their decision makeing. The study found that food vouchers were an effective way to address lost wages during and after medical male circumcision. This paper provides insights into how food vouchers influence decision-making about the procedure and therefore can shape efforts to create increased demand.
  • Published research
    The impact of an alcohol harm reduction intervention on interpersonal violence and engagement in sex work among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya: Results from a randomized controlled trial
    A randomized controlled trial evaluated whether an alcohol harm reduction intervention was associated with reduced interpersonal violence or engagement in sex work among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya. Findings suggest that those assigned to the alcohol intervention were associated with reductions in some forms of violence and with reductions in engagement in sex work immediately and at six months post-intervention.
  • Project
    The OPTIONS Consortium represents an international, multidisciplinary partnership of global, regional and country experts across the antiretroviral-based HIV prevention research-to-rollout continuum. The consortium’s goal is to provide...
  • Project
    Should ongoing clinical trials identify an effective microbicide, the next challenge will be to ensure product access and use. Communication campaigns will play a critical role in generating demand and encouraging correct use.
  • News
    A study by FHI 360 and its partners in western Kenya will help the country’s Ministry of Health decide whether to add to its HIV prevention program an innovative device for performing male circumcision that was just prequalified by the World Health...
  • Past Project
    Since 2010, research has demonstrated the efficacy of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in reducing HIV acquisition. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Truvada for HIV prevention, and both the U.S. Centers for Disease...
  • Publication
    Between 2007 and 2009, FHI 360 conducted three assessment studies of preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa.
  • Past Project
    The FEM-PrEP clinical trial was designed to assess whether a daily dose of the antiretroviral Truvada® is safe and effective at preventing HIV infection among women at high risk of HIV exposure.