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for males ages 18 years and up (full criteria)
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This protocol describes the Cohort Assessment phase of an R34 pilot intervention trial of a Peer Navigation (PN) intervention tailored to the needs of HIV-positive MSM in rural Mpumalanga province South Africa. The PN intervention to be adapted, I-Care, has been implemented among HIV-positive men and women in the general population in North West province, South Africa, by members of this research team.


Hiv Peer Navigation


You can join if…

Open to males ages 18 years and up

  • Biological male;
  • Age >=18 years;
  • Self-identify as a gay or bisexual man, or a transgender woman;
  • Have male sexual partners within the prior six months
  • Resident in the Ehlanzeni District Municipality for at least six months of the year;
  • Be physically present in Ehlanzeni for at least two weeks per month
  • Self-disclosed receiving an HIV-positive diagnosis in the last 5 years;
  • Consent to all serological testing for HIV antibodies, ART analytes, and HIV RNA
  • Consent for study staff to review participants' clinical records;
  • Consent to the randomization process.

You CAN'T join if...

  • Inability to provide written informed consent for participation, including being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Inability to provide laboratory or documentary evidence of HIV diagnosis.


accepting new patients
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University of California, San Francisco
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March 23, 2018
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