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A Mixed Methods Approach to Monitoring and Evaluation of ACCELERATE!

Viiv logoPrinciple Investigator: Tonia C. Poteat, PhD, MPH, MMSc

Co-Investigator: Marino A. Bruce, PhD, MSRC, MDiv

Funding Source: Viiv Healthcare

Funding Period: 10/1/2016 -  9/30/2020

Location: Jackson, MS

Project Summary

The purpose of this study is to monitor and evaluate (M&E) ACCELERATE!, a healthcare initiative funded by ViiV, a pharmaceutical company that specializes in development of HIV therapies. The ACCELERATE! initiative aims to increase access and retention to high-quality HIV prevention, treatment, and care for black men who have sex with men (MSM) in Baltimore, Maryland and Jackson, Mississippi via grants to support interventions designed and implemented by community-based organizations.