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Support for IPrEP Study(KEN-1)

June 1, Length: 2-3 Months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has funded IPrEP – a multi-component study designed to evaluate the effectiveness, acceptability, feasibility and cost-effectiveness of an evidence-based combination prevention strategy for young female sex workers (FSW) in Kenya. Qualitative formative research will be done as well as a series of feasibility and acceptability studies of interventions for prevention of HIV among FSW and their male clients. Economic analysis will also be done to inform use of interventions as part of efforts to curb the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

Scope of Work
Formative work with FSW, their male clients, and health care providers will begin in March 2017. The student working on this project will assist with data cleaning and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data collected.

Travel to the field will be required.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Experience with research
  • Course work or work experience related to HIV prevention
  • Experience performing data analysis using SAS and/or STATA
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to new challenges and environments

Preferred:

  • International work/volunteer experience
  • Experience performing data management and analysis
  • Experience with qualitative analysis software(NVivo) highly desired