Adapting an intervention to improve HIV testing of young children in South Africa through a community-based parenting programme
Khwezi Lokusa adapts the Lesotho Mphatlalatsane (Early Morning Star) HIV intervention component for delivery in South Africa, and tests the feasibility and acceptability of integrating the component into an existing community-based parenting programme.
Children (2-9yrs) and their caregivers; key stakeholders
Qualitative interviews; pre- and post assessment
Community-based parenting programme
Child Community Care Study
A multinational study investigating the psychosocial wellbeing of children affected by HIV who receive services from community-based organisations (CBOs) in South Africa, Malawi and Zambia
HIV affected children (4-13 years) accessing community-based supported in the three countries participated along with their caregivers in the original study. A follow up study will be taking place in 2020 to provide longitudinal psychosocial data on child participants, now adolescents.
(4-13 yrs) and their caregivers
Cross-sectional, with a follow up planned for 2020
Psychosocial support from
Children's experiences coping with trauma
Psychological impact of exposure to trauma in children growing up in conditions of chronic adversity
Measuring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms following exposure to acute psychological trauma in children aged 8-16 years, both in the immediate aftermath of trauma and over the subsequent six months.