Who we are:
A cross-cutting and multidisciplinary team of social scientists from within MLW and affiliated research institutions working together to advance the field of health-related social sciences. Since the theme will be cross-cutting, it may overlap with other themes.
What we (will) do
- Create a safe space where social science researchers can develop independent research
- Provide support to upcoming social science researchers including providing peer support
- Support other themes and groups which are interested to employ social science research methods
- Catalyse interest in social sciences research career among junior researchers
- Strengthen research collaboration with the Kamuzu University of Health Science, regional and International social science researchers
- Promote visibility of social science research within and outside MLW
- Support post-graduate research methods training at Kamuzu University of Health Sciences
- Developing “U=U” communication messages in Malawi: Establishing evidence on feasibility and acceptability.
- Study Acronym: ACCEPTU2U
- Study Aim: To address the information gap on treatment as prevention (TasP) through developing contextually relevant TasP messaging materials that emphasise “U=U” information targeting HIV discordant couples in order optimise adherence to ART, reduce new HIV infections sero-discordant couples and increase male partner engagement in HIV self-testing, prevention and care.
- Funder: EDCTP
- Host: HNTI, KUHES