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Last refreshed on: 17 October 2012
Main ID:  NCT01187979
Date of registration: 12/08/2010
Primary sponsor: Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa
Public title: Reducing HIV in Adolescents RHIVA
Scientific title: A Proof of Concept Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Impact of a Cash Incentivised Prevention Intervention to Reduce HIV Infection in High School Learners in Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Date of first enrolment: September 2010
Target sample size: 4000
Recruitment status: Active, not recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention  
Countries of recruitment
South Africa
Name:   Quarraisha Abdool Karim, PhD
Affiliation:  Associate Scientific Director
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Learners must meet all of the following criteria at enrolment in order to be eligible for
inclusion in the study:

- Male or female learner in Grade 9 or 10 in one of the 14 selected schools

- Willing and able to provide informed consent and/or assent to participate in the

- Willing to provide locator data for home visits if necessary

- Not planning to move to another school or relocate in the next 36 months

- Willing to be finger-printed to verify identity for study procedure purposes

- Willing to participate in this study

- Willing to complete all study procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

- Refusal by the learner and/or parent or legal guardian to participate in the study.

- Unable to provide necessary informed consents

- Cognitively challenged learners

Age minimum: 13 Years
Age maximum: N/A
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
HIV Infections
Behavioral: Cash incentives
Behavioral: Life skills curriculum
Primary Outcome(s)
HIV-incidence rates [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Academic performance measured as an overall passing grade (50%) [Time Frame: 6 monthly]
Contraceptive use patterns in female learners [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
HIV risk reduction behaviour [Time Frame: Annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
Participation in extra-curricular activities [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
Pregnancy rates in female learners [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
Substance use patterns [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
voluntary uptake of HIV testing [Time Frame: annually, after every 12 months of follow up]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (EKN)
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education
MIET Africa
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