The ACCLAIM Project

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified October 2013 by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Canadian International Development Agency
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01971710
First received: August 13, 2013
Last updated: October 24, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
  Purpose

The goal of the ACCLAIM (Advancing Community-Level Action for Improving MCH/PMTCT) project is to increase community demand for, uptake of, and retention in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and/Prevention of Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services to improve country progress toward elimination of pediatric HIV/AIDS.


Condition Intervention
HIV
Behavioral: Community leader engagement
Behavioral: Community days
Behavioral: Community Peer Groups

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Advancing Community Level Action for Improving MCH/PMTCT

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of HIV-exposed infants returning to health facility HIV testing [ Time Frame: 6-8 weeks after birth ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The general objective for the study is to assess the efficacy of the three study arm activities on the uptake of, and retention of HIV positive pregnant/postpartum women in MCH/PMTCT services as measured by the proportion of infants returning to the health facility at 6-8 weeks of age for the early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV.


Estimated Enrollment: 187335
Study Start Date: April 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Leaders Behavioral: Community leader engagement
Community Behavioral: Community leader engagement Behavioral: Community days
Peer Groups Behavioral: Community leader engagement Behavioral: Community days Behavioral: Community Peer Groups

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be a member of the community surveyed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01971710

Contacts
Contact: Godfrey Woelk, PhD gwoelk@pedaids.org
Contact: Suzanne May, MPH smay@pedaids.org

Locations
Swaziland
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Recruiting
Mbabane, Swaziland
Principal Investigator: Mohammed A Mahdi, MD         
Uganda
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Recruiting
Kampala, Uganda
Principal Investigator: Edward Bitarakwate, MD         
Zimbabwe
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Recruiting
Harare, Zimbabwe
Principal Investigator: Batsirai M Chikwinya         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Canadian International Development Agency
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Godfrey Woelk, PhD Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01971710     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EGPAF-003
Study First Received: August 13, 2013
Last Updated: October 24, 2013
Health Authority: Zimbabwe: Medical Research Council
Uganda: National Council for Science and Technology
Swaziland: Scientific and Ethics Commitee - Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation:
HIV
AIDS
PMTCT

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 14, 2014