ASTRA and its associated studies, CIPHER and AURAH, present independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-0608-10142).

The studies are some of the components of CAPRA, a programme for the Comprehensive Assessment of the Prevention Role of Antiretroviral therapy.

The studies also receive support through the Comprehensive Clinical Research Network.

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AURAH Study Ends

24 September 2014

The AURAH study finished recruiting at the majority of its sites at the end of September 2014. AURAH is a questionnaire study of sexual risk behaviour and attitudes to HIV in undiagnosed individuals who were recruited from 20 sexual health clinics across the UK.

The study built on the work of ASTRA and used a modified version of the ASTRA questionnaire. At completion, the study will have recruited more than 500 Black African and 1300 gay men whose questionnaire answers will provide important comparable information on those at risk of acquiring HIV.

For further details see here