Training Years: 2012-2013, 2013-2014
Training Site: Kwazulu-Natal Research Institute
Country: South Africa
Mentors: Jonathan Golub, PhD
Title: Implementation and acceptability of isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) among health care workers living with HIV: an operational research mixed-methods study
Project Objective: This prospective operational research will inform policies and procedures related to IPT implementation for the prevention of TB among HCWs in South Africa.
Aim 1: To assess IPT implementation among South African HCWs, including rates of acceptance among HIV-positive HCWs.
Aim 2: To explore South African HCW perceptions, attitudes towards and experiences with IPT.