PEBRA News

PEBRA study update

We are happy to announce that recruitment for PEBRA study has successfully completed beginning of 2020 and the study protocol has been published in BMC Public Health!

The current COVID-19 crisis is obviously slowing down all health services and projects, also impacting PEBRA. However, keeping up essential services such as HIV services is key.


Preference Data is published!

The PEBRA team just published in-depth longitudinal preference data from the PEBRA trial.┬áPublication here: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/art/2023/8124192/ Young people living with HIV in Lesotho showed a sustained interest in SMS notifications for adherence and refill visits as well as in additional support by a peer educator. However, medication pick-up outside the health facility was not as popular […]


PEBRA main results are published!

The final results of the cluster-randomized PEBRA trial were published a few days ago in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS Medicine: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article/comments?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1004150 Moreover, the PEBRApp developed for PEBRA will now be adapted and used in a similar project in Zambia – more to come…


PEBRA main results are out!

PEBRA trial main results are ready and were presented by Mathebe Kopo, our Research Coordinator, at the International Workshop of Adolescence & HIV (virtual). More to come soon – watch this space!

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