Research

We design and conduct a broad spectrum of health research.
The team has pioneered research in the areas of HIV and STI,
generating and using evidence to develop programmes and
policies. Some of the ground-breaking work conducted by the
PHDA, University of Manitoba, and its partners has had an
impact on programme and policy in Kenya and other counties.

HIV Self-Testing Study

HIV Self-Testing Study

The study aims to evaluate the incremental benefit of the community-based implementation of HIV Self Testing (HIVST) strategies as a part of existing HIV and sexual health interventions with MSM in Kenya on: • Reducing the overall size of the undiagnosed MSM...

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MSM-Tatu Pamoja Study

MSM-Tatu Pamoja Study

Introduction PHDA is working with the  Kenya MSM health and research consortium (MHRC) with funding from the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative to implement a prospective cohort study that will help identify HIV prevention bottlenecks encountered by the gay,...

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Basic Science Research

Basic Science Research

MSM Research Study:- HIV risk in Kenyan men who have sex with men: Biological determinants of acquisition at the rectal mucosa This study aims at understanding the contribution of the microbial and immune environment and how this might impact HIV acquisition risk....

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Maisha Fiti Study

Maisha Fiti Study

This is a  study with 1,000 women recruited from all seven SWOP clinics using an agreed sampling frame. The purpose of the study is to examine the associations between violence against women, mental health concerns, alcohol and drug use, biological changes to the...

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Trust

Trust

TRUST is an EU funded pluralistic project, which aims to foster adherence to high ethical standards in research globally and to counteract the practice of “Ethics dumping” or the application of double standards in research, by co-developing with vulnerable populations...

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Transform Project

Transform Project

Targeted Research Advancing Sexual Health for Men who have sex with Men (TRANSFORM). With support from EHPSA-South Africa PHAD is undertaking a research project among MSM in the Nairobi County. What is the problem/background? MSM have higher burdens and...

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Resources