Joe Makhema with members of the BCPP team who work on the fieldThe Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health AIDS Initiative (HAI) is dedicated to research and education to end the AIDS epidemic in Africa and developing countries. Since 1988, HAI has been at the forefront of HIV/AIDS laboratory research, clinical trials, education, and leadership.

 Botswana Harvard Partnership

BHP_building_featuredThe Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) is a collaborative research and training initiative between Harvard and the Government of Botswana to support Botswana’s HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention programs.

Research underway at the BHP includes topics such as how to prevent new adult HIV infections, how human genetics affect the risk of HIV infection and disease progression, how to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and how to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of interventions to treat and prevent AIDS.