Community Health clinic model for Agency in Relationships and Safer Microbicide Adherence (CHARISMA)

Phase:Demo Project
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Objective:The project aims to identify improved approaches to measure and address the beneficial impacts and harmful social effects—particularly IPV—of microbicide use; to develop and pilot test the CHARISMA intervention designed to increase women’s agency to consistently and safely use microbicides and mitigate IPV; and to disseminate knowledge generated and promote uptake of promising practices for future microbicide and multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) implementation projects.Countries: South Africa, potential scale-up in Malawi, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Prevention Option(s):PrEP
Study Design:Open label
Official Code: CHARISMA
Trial Sponsors: RTI International, USAID
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Age range: 25 Years ↔ any
Population:Cisgender Women