The primary objectives of this training program, funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health are to:

  • Provide students with research experience in both foreign and domestic institutional and social settings
  • Provide opportunities for students to benefit from the mentorship of experienced researchers at research sites
  • Encourage students to pursue research careers by increasing their ability to become first class researchers

STUDIES PLANNED FOR 2022

  • Jamaica
    • Smoking prevalence among patients infected with HIV and HIV-care providers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of smoking and smoking cessation in Western Jamaica
  • Indonesia
    • The burden of human papillomaviruses in the anus and cervix of women infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV)
  • Kenya
    • Sexual and reproductive health training for adolescents in Uasin Gishu county, Kenya
  • Peru
    • The health situation, access, and inclusion of persons with disabilities in Lima, Peru
  • Nepal
    • Assessment on the status of cervical cancer screening services initiated during HPV Vaccine demonstration project in Kaski and Chitwan districts
    • Assessment of Menstrual Waste Management in select districts of Nepal
  • Tanzania
    • Acceptability and feasibility of unsupervised HIV self-testing among networks of men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Cameroon
    • In the shadows, but not left behind: Female sex workers’ acceptance of social media for HIV prevention in anglophone Cameroon
  • Malawi
    • Assessing the efficacy of an integrated intervention to create demand for fishermen’s schistosomiasis and HIV services (FISH) in Mangochi, Malawi: Study protocol for a cluster randomized control trial
  • USA
    • The effect of age-based changes in screening guidelines on identification of women at risk for developing cervical cancer
  • South Korea