Better understanding the needs of adolescent women and young girls in HIV prevention research design

This two-part webinar series will highlight the key aspects related to the ethics of engaging adolescent girls and young women in HIV prevention research and sexual and reproductive health programming, and leverage insights from social and behavioural research to inform future design of engagement strategies for this group.

This webinar explored how we can leverage learnings from behavioural research to enhance better engagement of adolescent girls and young women in HIV programmes and research.

Watch part one of this webinar series here.

6 September 2022
Chair

Devi Leena Bose

Senior Manager

IAVI, India

Speakers and panelists

Francis Meyo

Vice-President – Programs

Busara, Kenya

Behavioral barriers that can hinder the adoption of new/available HIV/ SRH prevention products

Uttara Bharath Kumar

Senior Technical Advisor

SBC and Capacity Strengthening, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, India

How social networks and social norms influence participation and decision-making among AGYW?

Anabel Gomez

Independent social behavior and change expert

USA

Integrating user insights into the design of HIV prevention products

Yvonne Wangũi Machira

Director, Socio-Behavioral Research

IAVI, Kenya

Notes on integrating insights from behavioural studies for designing AGYW centred strategies for engagement in HIV research

Francis Meyo

Vice-President – Programs

Busara, Kenya

Uttara Bharath Kumar

Senior Technical Advisor

SBC and Capacity Strengthening, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, India

Anabel Gomez

Independent social behavior and change expert

USA

Yvonne Wangũi Machira

Director, Socio-Behavioral Research

IAVI, Kenya

Q&A