Caribbean, Central, and South America network for HIV Epidemiology

Welcome to CCASAnet

The Caribbean, Central and South America network for HIV epidemiology (CCASAnet) brings together the expertise and resources of Vanderbilt University and clinical and research sites in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico and Peru.

The goal of the CCASAnet project is to create a shared repository of HIV data from Central and South America and the Caribbean, to use the combined data to answer questions about the characteristics of the regional HIV epidemic, and to work together to improve the quality and consistency of clinical research activities at all member sites.

Regional Member of the International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS

Recent Publications

Cortes, C.P. et al., 2013. Duration of Anti-Tuberculosis Therapy and Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation: Association with Mortality in HIV-Related Tuberculosis. PLoS ONE, 8(9), p.e74057. Available at: [Accessed October 25, 2013].
Zhou, J. et al., 2012. Short-term risk of anaemia following initiation of combination antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected patients in countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, and central and South America. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 15, p.5. Available at: [Accessed July 4, 2013].
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  • Welcome to the New CCASAnet!
    Welcome to the New CCASAnet!
    Welcome to the new homepage of the Caribbean, Central and South America Network for HIV Research. Our new website offers a redesigned interface with an easy login system, updated content...
  • CCASAnet Images
    CCASAnet Images
    These images are for use in your CCASAnet-related slides, posters, and other material. If you need higher resolution images, contact the VDCC. Narrow Logo Wide Logo IeDEA Logo Image courtesy...
  • Book cover for IWHOD 2013 Proceedings
    IWHOD 2013
    CCASAnet was well represented at the 2013 International Workshop on HIV Observational Databases in Cavtat, Croatia. We presented one scientific poster and two methodological posters. Attendees with CCASAnet connections included...
  • Audit Process
    Audit Process
    About Data Audits CCASAnet has instituted a process of periodic data monitoring visits at its member sites, using audit principles adapted from the International Congress on Harmonization “Good Clinical Practice”...
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Contact Us

Attn: CCASAnet
Division of Infectious Diseases
Vanderbilt University
A2200 MCN
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232-2605