GSI in partnership with AIDS Research Assistance Institute (ARAI) and International Biomedical Research In Africa (IBRIA) ( http://www.ibria.org/) as well as other organizations in rural communities is currently conducting clinical studies in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, and Nigeria to prove the effect of FHL as a nutritional support for people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa
Global Support Initiative (GSI) through its research arm, Center For Flax Hull Lignans Research (CFHLR) (http://www.cfhlr.org) is involved in coordinating a multinational research with the following goals and objectives:
EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF FLAX USA (Flax Hull Lignans) AS A NATURAL SUPPLIMENT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HIV/AIDS PATIENTS IN AFRICA.
The main Objectives of this research are:
Research coordination: Following the testimonial study at each location, food and FHL will be provided as nutritional support and food security for the patients and their family members/support group. Clinical study will follow immediately. They will also be provided with anti-retroviral treatment.