Margaret McConnell

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INTRODUCTION HIV incidence remains high among young women in sub-Saharan Africa in spite of scale-up of HIV testing, behavioural interventions, antiretroviral treatment and medical male circumcision. There is a critical need to critique past approaches and learn about the most effective implementation of evidence-based HIV prevention strategies,(More)
permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We appreciate the letter in response to our article, ''Rethinking HIV prevention to prepare for oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation for young African women.'' The authors encouraged the implementation of PrEP among pregnant(More)
Despite poverty and limited access to health care, evidence is growing that patients in low-income countries are taking a more active role in their selection of health care providers. Urban areas such as Nairobi, Kenya offer a rich context for studying these "active" patients because of the large number of heterogeneous providers available. We use a unique(More)
BACKGROUND Since the 2009 WHO and UNICEF recommendation that women receive home-based postnatal care within the first three days after birth, a growing number of low-income countries have explored integrating postnatal home visit interventions into their maternal and newborn health strategies. This randomized trial evaluates a pilot program in which(More)
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