Prevention and Treatment through a Comprehensive Care Continuum for HIV-affected Adolescents in Resource Constrained Settings (PATC³H)


The eight clinical research programs and their respective countries are noted below:




​BeT (Brilho e Transcender)

​The BeT intervention to reduce HIV prevention and care disparities among young transwomen in Rio De Janeiro


​​CombinADO (Combination intervention strategy to improve health outcomes for adolescents)

​A combination intervention strategy to improve health outcomes for adolescents living with HIV


South Africa

​DiSC (Data-informed Stepped Care)

​DiSC to Improve Adolescent HIV Outcomes


​iCARE (Intensive Combination Approach to Rollback the Epidemic)

​iCARE in Nigerian Adolescents


​IMARA (Informed Motivated and Responsible about AIDS)

​Multilevel Comprehensive HIV Prevention for South African Adolescent Girls and Young Women

​South Africa

​ITEST (Innovative Tools to Expand Youth-Friendly HIV Self-Testing)

​Innovative Tools to Expand Youth-Friendly HIV Self-Testing



​Strategic antiretroviral therapy and HIV testing for youth in rural Africa



​SHIELD & IWC (Support for HIV Integrated Education, Linkages to care, and Destigmatization & Integrated Wellness Care)

​Developing and Testing a Multi-level Package of Interventions for an Integrated Care Delivery Model of HIV Prevention and Treatment Targeting Adolescent Girls in Zambia



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Please visit here to reference the 8 PATC³H Projects via the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools.