Health & Wellness

We promote opportunities to improve health and well-being, with an emphasis on substance use, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health issues.

Highlights

Evaluated the Zika virus’s impact on pregnant women and their unborn children

Improved maternal, neonatal, and child health services in Indonesia

Determined that using ultrasounds in health centers reduces maternal, fetal, and newborn mortality rates in Sub-Saharan Africa

Implemented an evidence-based intervention in South African health clinics among HIV-positive, sexually active women who use drugs

Evaluated three multipurpose technologies to prevent HIV and unintended pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Identified better approaches to measure the benefits and social harms of microbicide use and to promote their uptake through knowledge dissemination

Examined the association of criminal justice involvement with unmet health care needs of African American women who use illicit drugs