A Multi-Site Community Randomized Trial of Community Health Workers to Provide Counseling and Support for Patients Newly Entering HIV Care in Rural Ethiopia: Study Design and Baseline Implementation

Authors Lifson, A.R. , Workneh, S. , Hailemichael, A. , Maclehose, R.F. , Horvath, K.J. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Global, HIV/AIDS, Research and Evaluation Methods

A randomized controlled trial evaluating the impact of a community health worker intervention in Ethiopia. Participants were newly diagnosed patients with HIV, who were assigned a community health worker to help ensure continuity of care and prevent treatment disctontinuation. Describes challenges faced in implementation, and adaptations necessary in a low-resource setting.