Transformative Experiences: Reflection of an ACHIEVE  Fellow on Mentorship and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis.

Embarking on a journey of academic enlightenment as an ACHIEVE visiting scholar at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) has been a revelation—an attestation to the transformative power of exposure, mentorship, and experiential learning. Being a part of this prestigious training program has been the most exciting part of my career as a researcher. Having […]

Celebrating Progress: Reflecting on Fellowship Achievements and Future Opportunities

Recognizing that “there is no gene for the human spirit,” fosters my goals for using implementation research to assist adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) to cope with and overcome the associated stigma. These strategies greatly improve the adolescents’ mental health by promoting resilience, hope, and determination that enable them to achieve greater heights. In Uganda, […]

Lesson Learned During Data Collection: Triangulation of Data Collection Sources is Vital

Adolescents living with HIV are advised to get the HPV vaccine to lower their risk of HPV-related problems, such as cervical cancer. My research study is being conducted to investigate the uptake of HPV vaccination among HIV adolescent girls attending ART clinics, as there is limited data on HIV-positive adolescents. To understand HIV-positive young peoples’ […]