In collaboration with the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

STRIVE research programme consortium (RPC): Tackling the structural drivers of HIV

Principal investigator: Charlotte Watts (LSHTM), Saidi Kapiga (MITU)

Project coordinator: Gerry Mshana

Funder: UK's Department for International Development

STRIVE annual meeting

The purpose of this six year (2011-2016) DfID-funded STRIVE Research Programme Consortium (STRIVE RPC) is to provide evidence on the best ways to understand and tackle key structural drivers of HIV risk and vulnerability, thereby reducing poverty and health disparities and enhancing and sustaining the impact of proven HIV prevention strategies.

STRIVE RPC governance commitee

This consortium is a collaboration of six partners including the LSHTM (lead institution), the International Centre for Research on Women (Asia Regional Office, India and Washington, DC, USA), the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (Bangalore, India), Tanzania’s NIMR/MITU (Mwanza, Tanzania), and the Witwatersrand Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Johannesburg, South Africa).