On Thursday 1st September, the Y-CHECK study held its first dissemination event to report on the study’s progress to its key collaborators. The study had previously completed its pilot and used this opportunity to share its inner workings which included: the pilot design, school engagement work, Y-CHECK services and post pilot results. The event also featured presentations on the main intervention which will have a cohort of 2000 students from 4 primary & 2 secondary schools in Chitungwiza, process evaluation plans which will comprise of FGDs, adolescent workshops, in-depth interviews and more. Collaborators were also shown the study’s latest screening tool, the Y-CHECK application, which is a self-administered screening tool that is completed by adolescents and the study’s research assistants. The study has begun training for the main intervention which is set to begin later this month.
Y-CHECK Dissemination Event
Updated: Sep 19, 2022