PHRU


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AcronymDefinition
PHRUPerinatal HIV Research Unit (est. 1996; South Africa)
PHRUPublic Health Resource Unit (UK)
PHRUPopulation Health Research Unit (Dalhousie University; Canada)
PHRUPolice Human Resources Unit (UK)
PHRUPig Health and Research Unit (Victoria, Australia)
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Eligibility criteria were age between 15 and 25 years at the time of study, HIV infection by self-report to study staff, receipt of ART at either the PHRU adult or pediatric treatment clinic, and ability to provide voluntary written informed consent and, if applicable, assent.
A front office module for general patient data capture was developed by PHRU, which was using iDART at several sites.
Camp Sizanani was created by a partnership involving three organizations: HIV South Africa (HIVSA), an independent organization that provides social support for adults and youth who are under the care of the Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) of Soweto's Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (the nation's largest), which operates through community-based clinics, and World Camps, Inc., a newly formed American venture, created specifically for the purpose of developing camp as an experience for HIV/AIDS-affected young people in African countries.
To analyze teenage pregnancy, we used data from the Population Health Research Unit (PHRU) at Dalhousie University, which houses provincial databases for health, social services and related areas.
Editorial note: First published under the name Phun-tshogs bKrashis, "'Or tog' chang khang gi sku mgron," in Srid chos dang mo'i phru gu Inga'i pha rnams (Tibet People's Printing Press, 1997).
Cumulative number enrolled by site: Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DT), Cape Town; MeCRU Clinical Research Site, Pretoria; Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), Durban; Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), Soweto, Johannesburg; and The Aurum Institute, Rustenburg.
Other notable Canadian data linkage projects include programs led by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES; www.ices.on.ca) in Ontario, Population Data BC in British Columbia (www.popdata.bc.ca), and the Population Health Research Unit (PHRU; www.phru.dalhousie.ca) in Nova Scotia.
This study, conducted in 2008 at the Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) of the University of the Witwatersrand, examined ART adherence in a group of HIV-positive patients with depression at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital.