Archives: Projects

Intervention for Sustainable Testing and Retention (iSTAR)

The objective of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of iSTAR, an integrated community and clinic based intervention that is designed to test, link, engage and sustain HIV-infected women in care. Using a cluster randomized comparative effectiveness trial of iSTAR versus a clinic-based approach (Control Group or CG), the study will assess linkage, engagement, …

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Adolescent Coordinated Transition to Improve Outcomes among Nigerian HIV+ Youth (ACT STUDY)

The ACT Study award is a five – year NIH research grant to University of Las Vegas (UNLV) and the collaborating Nigeria Implementing Partners (IPs) including Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN); AIDS Prevention Initiative, Nigeria (APIN); Center for Clinical Care and Research, Nigeria (CCCRN); Center for Integrated Health Programmes (CIHP) and Family Health International …

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Building and Strengthening Infection Control Strategies for TB (TB BASIC)

CDC has developed multiple resources for helping countries to assess and improve TBIC practices in health facilities. In this program CDC awarded a research grant that required CCCRN to conduct a pilot implementation of this package at inpatient and outpatient facilities in seven CCCRN supported health care facilities in Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia States across …

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TB REACH

In May 2014 WHO awarded CCCRN the WHO TB REACH grant. The aim is to increase TB case detection among itinerant Fulani in Kwara and Niger State using community volunteers. The project screened 96,000 Fulani herdsmen for Tuberculosis and helped build community structures for sustainable screening using modified clinical tools. All capacity developed, tools and …

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Partnership for Medical Education and Training-PMET (Pre-Service PMET 1 and In-service PMET 2)

In 2012 CCCRN became the only PEPFAR implementing partner to secure a 5 year CDC funded in-service training award Called Partnership for Medical Education and Training. The Nigerian health workforce falls critically below the World Health Organization (WHO) threshold of 2.5 health care providers per 1,000 people required for effective service provision. Recognizing this deficiency …

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Service Expansion and Early Detection for Sustainable HIV Care Project (SEEDS)

In 2012, the United States Government through the Center for Disease Control awarded CCCRN a five years cooperative agreement funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.(CDC GH 12-1210) Through this SEEDS project, CCCRN with its partner organizations are building strategic partnerships with the public and private sector to support Nigerian health institutions …

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Comprehensive HIV and AIDs-Interfaith Solution (CHARIS) Project

CCCRN managed a subcontract from the Christian Health Association of Nigeria (CHAN), under the Comprehensive HIV and AIDs-Interfaith Solution (CHARIS) project, for the implementation of comprehensive HIV care and treatment services in service delivery facilities (SDFs) located in Plateau, Kano, Enugu, Ebonyi states. These facilities are a mix of tertiary, secondary and primary health facilities …

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