A focus group study co-authored by former postdoc research fellow Sebastian Linnemayr sheds light into potential obstacles and areas to focus on to maximize the efficacy of this intervention, such as ensuring confidentiality and increasing accessibility.
Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman, PhD, and affiliated researchers Kathleen Kahn, PhD, and Stephen Tollman, PhD, have co-authored a study published in the International Journal of Social Epidemiology that examines the social conditions and disability related to the mortality of older people in rural South Africa.
Pop Center faculty member Alexander C. Tsai has recently co-authored a number of studies pertaining to the treatment of HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Dr. Tsai was first author on “Internalized stigma, social distance, and disclosure of HIV seropositivity in rural Uganda” and “Harnessing poverty alleviation to reduce the stigma of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa.“
Does HIV counselling and testing (HCT) impact the acquisition of the disease in youth? Pop Center faculty member Till Bärnighausen and his co-investigators report on their study in South Africa.
Pop Center faculty member, Till Baernighausen, investigates changes in population sexual behavior in response to the availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART).