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Clinical Research in Botswana

BIPAI Botswana has built a strong reputation for research. In 2010, it started a new clinical trial and a national survey on the perspectives, feelings, experiences and perceived needs of HIV-infected and affected children. Other research includes:

Recently, two of its most innovative projects, in-reach and teen club, were included in the prestigious USAID’s AIDSTAR Promising Practices Database.

BANA II Clinical Trial

The BANA II study, the largest pediatric HIV/AIDS clinical trial on the African continent, has recently concluded and its data are being analyzed. The study evaluated whether structured treatment interruptions can contribute to better long-term treatment outcomes in HIV-infected children.