PrEP uptake, engagement, and HIV incidence after population-level HIV testing in rural Kenya and Uganda: Findings from the SEARCH study

Catherine Koss, MD is an infectious disease physician and Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). Dr. Koss conducts clinical and implementation research on HIV prevention, with a major focus on developing strategies to optimize uptake of and adherence to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among women in East Africa and the United States. She also has a major interest in adherence measurement for both HIV treatment and prevention. Dr. Koss is an attending physician on the HIV and Infectious Diseases consult service and a primary care provider at the Ward 86 HIV clinic at SFGH. In this talk, she will present findings from a population-based PrEP study in rural Kenya and Uganda on behalf of the Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health (SEARCH) collaboration.