Project AHORA-L

Project AHORA-L assessed the feasibility and impact of incorporating interventions to reduce high rates of onward transmission associated with acute HIV infection (AHI) and unsafe sex practices and poor medication adherence due to alcohol use. These results informed community-based seek-test-treat-retain (STTR) interventions and HIV/AIDS program development.

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Frederick Altice, MD

Principal Investigator

Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Director, Clinical and Community Research

Director, HIV in Prisons Program

Director, Community Health Care Van

Academic Icon Professor of Medicine, University of Malaya-Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA)

Frederick L. Altice is a professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health and is a clinician, clinical epidemiologist, intervention and implementation science researcher at Yale University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Altice’s primary research project focuses on the interface between infectious diseases and substance use disorders and he has a special interest in Global Health. He also has a number of projects working in the criminal justice system, including...

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Funding Provided by:
National Institute of Drug Abuse 

Collaborators:
Associacion Civil Impacta Salud y Educacion 

Project Period:
2011 -

Location:
Lima, Peru