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NYUCN receives $4.2 million NIH/NIDA grant to study injecting drug users in Kenya
Date:10/28/2011

New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) received a five-year, $4,161,665.00 grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA) to research "Test and Linkage to Care Among Injecting Drug Users (TLC_IDU) Kenya." Principal Investigator Ann Kurth notes HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly occur among injecting drug users (IDUs), a most-at-risk population (MARP). Evidence-based services for IDUs such as needle and syringe exchange programs (NSPs), opiod substitution therapy (OST), and IDU-specific antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support have been non-existent in this region.

"Kenya is conducting size estimations of IDUs and is preparing to launch the first-ever needle syringe program in Africa," said NYUCN Professor Ann Kurth, PhD, CNM, RN. "Our team of Kenyan policy leaders, addiction/behavioral scientists and modelers will leverage Kenya's new program to seek out IDUs, deliver rapid HIV testing, point of care CD4 count and link to antiretroviral therapy (ART), and evaluate community viral load in Nairobi and coastal Mombasa, where most IDUs in Kenya reside," she said.

The grant's co-PI is Dr. Peter Cherutich, of the Kenya National AIDS & STD Control Programme.

The study's goals are as follows:

Aim 1: Evaluate seek test treat retain 'Testing & Linkage to Care for IDUs' (TLC-IDU Kenya) using a stepped wedge cluster-randomized design. Clusters will be at a planned n=25 IDU/MARP service sites. The teams will initiate respondent-driven sampling (RDS) to reach IDUs in Nairobi and Mombasa for baseline HIV-1 prevalence determination, then collect seven waves of study data as service sites roll out, including behavioral data on PDAs.

Teams will do rapid HIV testing and refer for addiction/mental health. HIV-positive persons will receive prevention with positives (PwP) counseling and point of care CD4 counts. Those with CD4 <350/μL will be assigned
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Contact: Christopher James
christopher.james@nyu.edu
212-998-6876
New York University
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