Effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention to support pediatric HIV diagnosis disclosure in Uganda

  • Principal Investigator(s): Lisa Michelle Butler
  • Study Contact: Lisa Michelle Butler,617 500 8209, lisa.butler@childrens.harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: HIV+ children age 7 to 12 years old & their primary caregiver (i.e., parent or primary guardian) at 6 clinics in Kampala, Uganda
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Kampala, Uganda
  • Enrollment Period: March 2014 to December 2014
  • Enrollment Goal: 400 child-caregiver pairs (N=800)
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria: Children: HIV+, age 7 to 12 years old, unaware of HIV diagnosis as per caregiver report; Caregivers: Primary caregiver of the child (biological parent or primary guardian), age 18+
  • Available Biological Specimens: Other (DBS) Dried Blood Spot
  • How to Request Access: email study contact directly LISA.BUTLER@CHILDRENS.HARVARD.EDU
  • Available Data Description: CD4, VL, hair drug levels, treatment history, adherence, demographic, behavioral, psycho-social, cognitive
  • Optional Additional Comments:  ClinicalTrials.gov number NCT01773642 Data re not yet available as enrollment begins March 2014. Students or fellows interested in gaining research experience or developing sub-studies are welcome to contact the PI. DBS are collected and stored but funding for VL testing is needed. Studies using DBS will be made possible with additional funding.