Dr Niklaus Labhardt, MD, DTM&H, MIH

Function(s)
Guest Scientist

Organisational Entity
Clinical Research Unit

Diplomas    

2018    SNSF Eccellenza Proessorship

2018    Assistant Professor at the University of Basel

2017    Specialist in Tropical and Travel Medicine, Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine

2015    Specialist in General Internal Medicine, Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine
2010    Master of Advanced Studies in International Health (MIH), University of Basel
2009    Diploma in Health Care Management in Tropical Countries (HCMTC), University of Basel
2005    Medical Doctoral Thesis, Medical Faculty of the University of Basel
2004    Physician Diploma, Medical Faculty of the University of Basel

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Amstutz A, Lejone T.I, Khesa L, Muhairwe J, Nsakala B.L, Tlali K, Bresser M, Tediosi F, Kopo M, Kao M, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Glass T.R, Labhardt N.D. VIBRA trial - Effect of village-based refill of ART following home-based same-day ART initiation vs clinic-based ART refill on viral suppression among individuals living with HIV: protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial in rural Lesotho. Trials. 2019;20:522. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3510-5

Amstutz A, Lejone T.I, Khesa L, Muhairwe J, Nsakala B.L, Tlali K, Bresser M, Vanobberghen F, Kopo M, Kao M, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Labhardt N.D, Glass T.R. The HOSENG trial - Effect of the provision of oral self-testing for absent and refusing individuals during a door-to-door HIV-testing campaign on testing coverage: protocol of a cluster-randomized clinical trial in rural Lesotho. Trials. 2019;20:496. DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3469-2

Amstutz A, Nsakala B.L, Vanobberghen F, Muhairwe J, Glass T.R, Achieng B, Sepeka M, Tlali K, Sao L, Thin K, Klimkait T, Battegay M, Labhardt N.D. SESOTHO trial ("Switch Either near Suppression Or THOusand") - switch to second-line versus WHO-guided standard of care for unsuppressed patients on first-line ART with viremia below 1000 copies/mL: protocol of a multicenter, parallel-group, open-label, r. BMC Infect Dis. 2018;18:76. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-018-2979-y

Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Klimkait T, Muhairwe J, Amstutz A, Glass T.R. Effect of offering same-day ART vs usual health facility referral during home-based HIV testing on linkage to care and viral suppression among adults with HIV in Lesotho: the CASCADE randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2018;319(11):1103-1112. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2018.1818

Lejone T.I, Ringera I, Cheleboi M, Wagner S, Muhairwe J, Klimkait T, Labhardt N.D. The treatment cascade in children with unsuppressed viral load - a reality check in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018;77(3):250-256. DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001597

Labhardt N.D, Ringera I, Lejone T.I, Cheleboi M, Wagner S, Muhairwe J, Klimkait T. When patients fail UNAIDS' last 90-the "failure cascade" beyond 90-90-90 in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa: a prospective cohort study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2017;20(1):21803. DOI: 10.7448/IAS.20.1.21803