Background: (what is the current status of the issue you want to address – in your country? in Eastern and Southern Africa); Problem Statement (what gaps do you want to fill?); Objectives (what do you specifically want to do/what is the purpose of the work you are proposing?); Approach/Design (how do you intend to do it/fill the gaps? what conceptual or theoretical framework will you apply?), Innovation (what is unique about your project that makes you think it will work? what value will it add to what is known/has been or is being done?); Anticipated Results/Impact (what outcomes/impact to do you expect to see? how will you measure the results? how would these results contribute to reducing HIV among adolescents and youth in your country of study?), Challenges/Mitigation (what are the anticipated challenges and how will you address them?).

Eligibility for proposal application: Applicant must be <30 years and a citizen of a country in Eastern or Southern Africa; please attach copy of passport or national ID card

Duration: Submit a 12-month pilot proposal on reducing HIV among AYP in your country, region, location, neighborhood under the themes and sub-themes listed in the Abstract Section (Jul 18, 2019 & Closes Feb 28th, 2020)

All applicants must identify 1-2 mentor(s) from their countries and include their names and contact information (those who are completely unable to get a mentor will be supported by RHAY Mentorship and Publications Committee). Shortlisted applicants will be taken through basic training on implementation science to enable them frame their projects `as implementation science (you can do this in your application, but not required).

How to Submit
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  4. Once you have created an account you shall get an email notification of the new account. Click on activate account to get to the abstract submission page. (If you had previously created an account continue with the next step.)
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  1. Promising approaches to HIV advocacy and community engagement
  2. Promising approaches to HIV care and treatment
  3. Promising approaches to HIV prevention