Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB vaccines

Location

South Africa, South Africa

Dates

01/01/2014 - 04/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

 We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of transmission, relative to general untargeted vaccination strategies, as a function of geographical heterogeneity and population mixing.

Projects

mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level...

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Comparative implementation and...

We are conducting a randomized comparative implementation trial across 56 sites in rural South Africa to evaluate three...

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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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