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Promising model for improving health for transgender women in Lebanon

UCSF Bixby Center
Transgender women’s risk factors are particularly understudied and invisible in the Middle East and North Africa, and effective and culturally appropriate support is urgently needed. Rachel Kaplan and colleagues aim to address this gap with the first ever study to tackle HIV prevention among transgender women in Lebanon.

Understanding the complexities of mobility and HIV in eastern Africa

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to better understand the dynamics of mobility in rural communities across three regions of eastern Africa.

NIH directors see UCSF research come to life in Kenya

UCSF Bixby Center
National Institute of Mental Health Director Josh Gordon, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Director Diana Bianchi and Fogarty International Center Director Roger Glass flew thousands of miles yet again to immerse themselves in UCSF’s work in Kisumu.

Pilot study empowers Kenyan women living with HIV to have children

UCSF Bixby Center
A new pilot study conducted with Family AIDS Care and Education Services explored timed vaginal insemination and consistent male condom use as safe conception strategies for couples in Kisumu, Kenya, in which only the woman was HIV-positive.

Providers need more training to counsel men living with HIV on family planning

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Men are often left behind in efforts related to birth control, conception and pregnancy care, but involving them can have positive benefits.

HIV & STIs Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.

People

Fellow in Family Planning

Program Manager

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Co-Director, KEMRI-UCSF Infectious Disease Research Training Program
Principal Research Officer, Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI

Kenya Research Director

Ms. Burger coordinates large clinical trials in Kenya related to HIV and reproductive health.