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Optimizing iron status while minimizing morbidity in HIV-infected Ugandan children

Key Contact: Sarah Cusick

Activity Dates: 1/1/16 - 12/31/17

Country(ies): Uganda

Contact Information

Activity Description

Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the effect of iron supplementation in moderately anemic HIV-infected children on iron status, gut microbiome and frequency of malaria and other episodes of infectious diseases.

Activity Types


Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Department of Pediatrics

Other Collaborators

Anne Parker Frosch (University of Minnesota Infectious Disease and International Medicine)
Victor Musiime, Makerere University

Partner Organizations

Global Health Uganda
Joint Clinical Research Centre
Makerere University Department of Paediatrics


University of Minnesota Masonic Cross-Departmental Grant for Children's Health Research

Activity Topics

Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Nutrition

Special Tags

CGHSR Scholars, Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Site