Principal Investigator - Kathleen Powis, MD, MPH, MBA | Michelle Bulterys PhD
Primary Study Aims
Aim 1: Using qualitative methods, characterize patterns of household composition and family dynamics for caregiving, and the role of nurturing care in promoting healthy neurodevelopment among children in Botswana.
Aim 2: Using mixed methods, assess the associations between child HIV exposure, caregiver relationship factors, and child neurodevelopment.
Secondary Study Specific Aims
Aim 3: Evaluate differences in growth by infant HIV exposure status at six-months of life.
Aim 4: Evaluate compliance with Botswana National HIV testing standards for women without HIV who are breastfeeding and for infants with HIV exposure.
Study Design: Mixed method
Study population and size: Pregnant women enrolled in the FLOURISH study (R33 HD103099)
Study Duration: 12 months
Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Study Ongoing. No Results Yet.