Closed Projects

The Adolescent Innovations Project

Wits RHI’s USAID-funded Adolescent Innovations Project (AIP), in collaboration with the Department of Health, developed, implemented and evaluated an integrated model of care focused on achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets for adolescents and young people ages 10-24 years.


The AVIWE programme provides technical assistance at national and provincial levels to strengthen and standardise multi-sectoral programming for improved HIV prevention, care and treatment outcomes for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).
Click here to download An evaluation of the AVIWE Technical Assistance Grant on Improving HIV care, treatment and prevention outcomes for adolescent girls and young women in South Africa

B-WISE is a mobi-site which provides health at your fingertips. B-Wise is an award-winning product of South Africa’s National Department of Health in partnership with PEPFAR to promote health among adolescents and young people in South Africa.

ECHO Study

The ECHO Study is designed to assess three highly effective, reversible long-acting contraceptive methods: the progestogen-only contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), the Jadelle sub-dermal implant and the copper intrauterine device (IUD) among sexually active HIV-negative women ages 16 to 35.

The HIV Prevention Trials Network

The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) is a worldwide collaborative clinical trials network that develops and tests the safety and efficacy of interventions designed to prevent the transmission of HIV.


The OPTIMIZE project is lead by a global consortium that aims to ensure the optimization of antiretroviral treatment (ART) that people living with HIV receive. making sure these are the best-available ART in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.