Africa landscape

Projects

Ongoing projects 

Title Lead(s)
* Risks and benefits of restarting HIV prevention activities in the midst of on-going COVID-19 epidemics John Stover (Avenir Health)
* Informing VMMC provision in districts within countries in sub-Saharan Africa Loveleen Bansi-Matharu (UCL)
* Informing cost effective interventions to maximise continued engagement on ART in people with HIV (formerly: Effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and respiratory infection control benefits of expanding community delivery and task-shifting for HIV/AIDS services) Anna Bershteyn (NYU), Brooke Nichols (H2RO and BU)
* Modelling evidence about evolving age/sex patterns of HIV incidence to guide UNAIDS HIV estimates tools in sub-Saharan Africa Jeff Eaton (Imperial College London), Leigh Johnson (UCT)
Modelling the effects of structural interventions and social enablers on HIV incidence and mortality in sub-Saharan African countries Leigh Johnson (UCT)
Modelling to Inform HIV Programmes in sub-Saharan Africa (MIHPSA Collaboration) Edward Kataika (East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community), Paul Revill (University of York), Andrew Phillips (UCL)
MIHPSA Malawi sub-project Carel Pretorius (Avenir Health), Sherrie Kelly (Burnet Institute), Rose Nyirenda (MOH Malawi)
MIHPSA South Africa sub-project Leigh Johnson (UCT), Edinah Mudimu (University of South Africa), Thato Chidarikire (NDoH South Africa)
MIHPSA Zimbabwe sub-project Valentina Cambiano (UCL), Isaac Taramusi (NAC Zimbabwe)
The incremental benefit of Advanced HIV Disease (AHD) focussed interventions on AIDS mortality Amir Shroufi, Gilles van Cutsem (MSF), Ken Freedberg (MGH, Harvard), Emily Hyle (MGH, Harvard)
Assessing the impact and utility of long acting PrEP to help control HIV epidemics in various risk population and settings Marie-Claude Boily (Imperial College London), Dobromir Dimitrov (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
* Oral HIV self tests expand PrEP access in sub-Saharan Africa Katy Godfrey (Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, Dept of State USA), Andrew Phillips (UCL)
* Cost-effectiveness of easy-access risk-informed oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa Andrew Phillips (UCL)

*These projects are closed to new collaborators.

Please get in touch with andrew.phillips@ucl.ac.uk if you would like more information or are interested in contributing to a project.