• PI: Christina Zarowsky
  • Funder: VLIR-UOS
  • Dates: 01/04/2008 - 31/03/2013

Project Summary

The overall academic objective is to develop sustainable HIV-related research capacity in a multidisciplinary HIV Research Centre housed in the School of Public Health, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences. The overall development objective is to transform health and education policies and systems with the aim 1) to decrease the burden of HIV and TB, 2) to improve the impact of education on HIV/AIDS prevention and 3) to develop proper responses for prevention of and response to gender-based violence.  

The specific academic objective is to build research capacity and strengthen partnerships in the areas of integrated HIV/AIDS prevention and care, with a specific focus on HIV/TB, education and gender based violence. The specific development objective is to make policy recommendations based on research in the areas of integrated HIV/AIDS prevention and care, with a specific focus on HIV/TB, education and gender based violence. 

Partners

Universiteit Gent International Centre for Reproductive Health

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Center voor Instructiepsychologie- & technologie

Universiteit Antwerpen 

Universiteit Gent Faculteit Geneeskunde en gezondheidswetenschappen

Universiteit Gent International Centre for Reproductive Health

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville 7535, Republic of South Africa
Tel: +27-21 - 959 2809 | Fax: +27- 21 - 959 2872 | Email: mppetersen@uwc.ac.za