Florence Kasende

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INTRODUCTION Malawi has embarked on a "test-and-treat" approach to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, known as "Option B+," offering all HIV-infected pregnant and breastfeeding women lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) regardless of CD4 count or clinical stage. A cross-sectional qualitative study was conducted to explore early(More)
Erratum After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that author Fabian Cataldo was incorrectly included as Fabian Caltado. The correct spelling of the name is included in the author list of this erratum. Reference 1. Chiwaula LS et al. The value of informal care in the context of option B+ in Malawi: a contingent valuation(More)
BACKGROUND Informal care, the health care provided by the patient's social network is important in low income settings although its monetary value is rarely estimated. The lack of estimates of the value of informal care has led to its omission in economic evaluations but this can result in incorrect decisions about cost effectiveness of an intervention. We(More)
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