Durbar (DMSC) and Ashodaya Samithi

Phase:Demo Project
Principal Investigator(s):Implemented by national partners in each country in collaboration with the World Health Organization, UNAIDS, O’Neill Institute of Georgetown University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London
Objective:Aims to assess the potential introduction of PrEP among female and transgender sex workers. The project includes sex workers part of the Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC), a brothel-based sex work project in Sonagachi, and also the Ashodaya Samithi project, a CBO for street-based sex workers based in Mysore.
Prevention Option(s):PrEP
Study Design:
Trial Sponsors: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Start Date
End Date
December 31, 2015
December 1, 2016
Age range: ↔ any
Population:Cisgender Women