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Karin Hatzold

Karin Hatzold

Dr Hatzold is a public health physician with over 20 years of experience in designing, managing, implementing and researching public health efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Hatzold has led several large-scale service delivery and evaluation projects in Africa on HIV prevention, care and treatment as well as integrated SRH/HIV services. She provided high-level technical support for PSI platforms in Southern Africa for the launch and acceleration of the scale up of voluntary medical male circumcision, HIV testing and counselling and integrated HIV prevention, care and treatment services.

Dr Hatzold is also co-investigator on several implementation science research studies on VMMC, SRH, TB and HTS. Dr Hatzold is now the Director of the UNITAID/PSI HIV STAR Project, a three country project set to generate crucial information about the distribution of HIV self-test products effectively, ethically and efficiently, and to answer key questions about the feasibility, acceptability and impact of HIV-Self-Testing.