Migration and HIV in South Africa

Director: Mark Lurie
Research Theme: Consequences of Migration in Sending and Receiving Areas
Location: Republic of South Africa
Funding: Wellcome Trust UK

This study examined the role of migration or human population movement in the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in South Africa.  Funded by the Welcome Trust, this was a 3-year cohort study with biological (HIV and STI) and behavioral outcomes, among migrant men and their rural partners, and non-migrant men and their rural partners.