Menu

Earth Institute Research Projects

UNAIDS and the Millennium Villages Project: Establishing 'HIV-1 mother-to-child transmission-free zones'

Lead PI: Yanis Ben Amor

Unit Affiliation: Center for Sustainable Development (CSD)

December 2012 - December 2015
Inactive
Africa ; East Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will harness the synergies of integrated and comprehensive community development to strengthen PMTCT services and to create ‘MTCT-free zones’. In these zones, the coordinated, science-based application of emerging best-practice in PMTCT will be implemented across a diversity of established field sites across Africa.

SPONSOR:

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / UN AIDS

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$199,317

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

MDG Center for East and Southern Africa

KEYWORDS

mother to child transmission public health sustainable development hiv/aids health community development global health millennium villages project