Mr Philip Kanjirathumootil Joseph

TELEPHONE: 031 242 5017
EMAIL: PJoseph@hsrc.ac.za
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Technical proposal to develop a policy on homelessness in Souith Africa

Project aims to develop a homelessness policy through: a scoping review of recent relevant literature; synthesis of local responses to homelessness; c....

Efficacy of an End-to-End Decentralized Service for PrEP in South Africa

This is a randomized clinical study to test an end-to-end decentralized delivery service for PrEP. It aims to safely increase PrEP access and use amon....

Microbicide R&D to Advance HIV Prevention Technologies through Responsive Innovation and eXcellence, MATRIX

This study aims to conduct design consultations, develop a rapid response network of participants and conduct segmentation survey for HIV prevention ....

MiTech Couple-Based Motivational Interviewing with Technology to Reduce Alcohol Consumption in HIV+ South African Couples

This study aims to adapt a couple-based motivational interviewing intervention to reduce alcohol use in HIV-affected South African couples and incorpo....

Youth Perception Study on the Socio-Economic, Health and Gender Impact of COVID-19

This study aims to (i) understand the socio-economic, health and gender impact of COVID-19 on South African youth (14-35 years old), (ii) develop and ....

Building solid foundations: Proposal for a programme effects evaluation of the Grade RR programme at Christel House Junior School

Impact evaluation study of a pre-reception year (Grade RR) programme which has been implemented at the Christel House South Africa (CHSA) Junior Schoo....

BetterInfo SA to improve understanding of the care journey of people living with HIV in South Africa and identify targeted areas for interventions that can improve overall outcomes.

This study aims to to improve understanding of the care journey of people living with HIV in South Africa and identify targeted areas for intervention....

Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Islatravir Once-Monthly as Preexposure Prophylaxis in Cisgender Women at High Risk for HIV-1 Infection

Phase 3 development of the Islatravir (EFdA) monthly oral formulation. This study looks to test the efficacy and feasibility of monthly PrEP as a prev....

COVID 19 DO ART: Demonstration of community-based HIV treatment to implement and evaluate a comprehensive community-based antiretroviral therapy delivery model.

COVID 19 DO ART: Demonstration of community-based HIV treatment to implement and evaluate a comprehensive community-based antiretroviral therapy deliv....

A sequential, adaptive model of differentiated service delivery to reach persons living with HIV who are lost-tofollow- up or who have detectable viral load

This study will implement a sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART) design to facilitate evaluation of a stepped, adaptive approach to....

Co-designing Community-based ICTs Interventions to Enhance Maternal and Child Health in South Africa

The project aims to form a network with ambitious long-term goals that will advantage a variety of beneficiaries. Maternal and child health (MCH) is o....

Simunye STEPs - HIV prevention and care for couples in South Africa

The study aims to (i) Conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing the efficacy of the dyadic intervention versus a standard of care conditio....

TB Triage+: Prospective, multicentre evaluation of the accuracy of CAD4TB and C-reactive protein assay as triage tests for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in presumptive adult TB patients

Tuberculosis (TB) is a poverty-related disease, which particularly affects vulnerable, hard-to-reach and underserved populations. Current intensified ....

Evaluating a walking school bus as a school related gender-based violence intervention in KZN, SA

The study aim to understand community perceptions of learner safety, experiences of gender-based violence and risks associated with particular walking....

Incentive Funding for Rated Researchers: Dr van Heerden A

Research output publications, oral and poster presentations and a variety of other research work of the grant holder in line with grant conditions.....

Preventing HIV Transmission by Recently-Infected Drug Users (TRIP)

HSRC will be responsible for implementing the two-months development study described in the TRIP 2 Development Study Protocol.....

CRS Lesotho Tracer Study: Supporting Primary School Transition

This project aims to support the evidence base for early childhood development interventions by evaluating in the who participated in the "Whose child....

NRF Incentive Funding Y2 2016/2017 - van Rooyen H

NRF incentive funding for rated researchers - Dr Heidi van Rooyen....

The impact of social media access on the socio-political views of adolescents in rural KwaZulu-Natal

This study aims create within HSD a team of researchers, connected to a network of collaborators, who are both competent in current research technique....

4 Children DREAMS preventing HIV/AIDS in adolescent girls

DREAMS is designed as a comprehensive package of social, economic and bio medical intervention to both reduce girls vulnerability to HIV and increase ....

Going to Scale: Project SIZE

SIZE is a large scale longitudinal study which aims to generate scientific and policy relevant knowledge about how South Africa\'s children are being ....

Hilton Foundation Monitoring, Evaluation and Learing Project for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

The Conrad N Hilton Foundation is providing multi-year support to 11 organizations to implement projects in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Za....

LMG 14-01 Management Sciences for Health (AIDSTAR II)

This project aims to collect, vet, organize, document and disseminate relevant research to support more evidence-driven programming for children orpha....

FBCT: The acceptability and feasibility of family-based home-based counseling and testing in rural KwaZulu-Natal.

This study is designed to conduct formative research to develop a model of counselling and testing for entire families in the home setting.....

Linkages - An evaluation of strategies to increase testing and linkages of HIV positive individuals to care and HIV negative men to male circumcision in sub-Saharan Africa

An evaluation of strategies to increase testing and linkages of HIV positive individuals to care and HIV negative men to male circumcision in sub-Saha....

Relationships and engagement in AIDS care and treatment (REACT) Study

Qualitative study looking at ART use and access in HIV affected couples....

WIndows of Opprtunity: Pilot testing of the IFA mobile app to strengthen decision-making in provision of community-based health, nutrition and ECD services in South Africa

Pilot testing of the IFA mobile app to strengthen decision-making in provision of community-based health, nutrition and ECD services in South Africa....

Couples in Context

Couples-based voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) is a proven strategy to reduce the risk of HIV transmission between partners due to both partner....

Technical assistance for coordinated and quality ECD programmed for OVC in Namibia

This project aims to provide technical assistance in the evaluation of the current ECD framework. The HSRC will input expert opinion and technical adv....

HDA Strategic Support to DSD HAST Strategic Plan Provincial Implementation

This is funded from USAID through PACT and HDA to enhance the capacity of the Department of Social Development of the South African Government in oper....

mHealth Support for Amagugu Champions Study

This project is being contracted to provide consultation around and development of an electronic data collection system for research. This includes co....

Team1000 + saving brains: Economic impacts of poverty-related risk factors

To examine the long-term consequences of childhood adversity....

The development of a national comprehensive ECD programme to support the implementation of the ECD policy

The comprehensive ECD programme will be designed around differentiated packages to meet the rights and needs of the children from conception to five, ....

To develop the National Early Childhood Development (ECD) Policy for children from birth to five years of age.

The aim is to develop a policy with an implementation plan for transforming ECD in South Africa. Internationally Early Childhood is recognised as the ....

mHealth Innovation for HIV-MNCH community Health Workers in South Africa

To manage project activities in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa over the 3 year intervention development grant in order to develop and test the accepti....

HIV Self-Testing Feasibility and Usability Study

To gain an in-depth understanding of the concept and utility of emerging and existing HIV self-tests for the purpose of defining product requirements ....

Strategic Support: Draft HIV Prevention Strategy 2012-2016 (Department of Social Development)

The purpose of this assignment is to assist DSD in the finalization of their strategy. For the strategy to reach finalization several activities are c....

Cumulative effects of maternal mortality

The FXB Centre?s Program on the Health Rights of Woman and Children (HRWC) aims to launch a study to specify the extent of the cumulative burden of ma....

Examining the impact of social policies on health equity: How policies designed to reduce poverty and gender inequality affect morbidity and mortality in children and women

This programmatic research proposal aims to rigorously examine the population health effects of differing social policy approaches taken around the wo....

Review of published literature to provide empirically based recommendations for supporting and strengthening child caregiver relationships

This scopes of work is to conduct a review of published literature and summarise empirically based recommendations for supporting and strengthening ch....

DST/NRF PDP Grant - Doctoral scholarship

DST / NRF Professional development programme for postdoctoral fellowships.....

MSH USAID Project: Systemic capacity building to HIV/AIDS implementing partners

The External Portfolio Review Team noted that science in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment is generally very strong, with the except....

Home-based HIV Counselling and Testing and Facilitated Referral in Uganda and South Africa

PEPFAR supplement funds will provide an opportunity to pilot HBCT in KZN and evaluate HBCT uptake and systems for linkage to ART care, impact of ART a....

MP3 project-HIV treatment and prevention through home-based HIV counselling and testing and facilitated referral in KZN

This is a one year pilot study. Home-based counselling and testing (HBCT) will be evaluated in KZN as an intervention to massively increase knowledge ....

The COHORTS: Consortium of Health Outcome Research in Transitional Societies-Brazil, Guatemala, India, Phillipines, South Africa-Phase 3

The aim is to analyse data from five low to middle income country birth cohort studies to ascertain relationships between physical and social environm....

Birth to twenty study

Birth to Twenty is a longitudinal birth cohort study of more than 3200 children and their families in Soweto-Johannesburg, 74% of whom have been follo....