Sally Guttmacher

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Matovu, Godfrey Mutumba and Teopista Nakyanki, the field team for the study of HIV-positive women; and Dennis Bataringaya, Peter Iranya and Maxima Tibwita, who coded the data for the study of HIV-positive women.pated in the review as an ad-hoc member of the board. The study protocols were also reviewed and approved by the The Project Advisory Panel provided(More)
The role of vaccination in the control and prevention of endemic and emerging diseases cannot be overemphasized. Induction of host protective immunity may be the most powerful tool and effective strategy in preventing the spread of potentially fatal disease and emerging illnesses, in particular in susceptible immunologically naive hosts. The strategy for(More)
BACKGROUND HIV-positive mothers are likely to exclusively breastfeed if they perceive exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) beneficial to them and their infants. Nevertheless, very little is known in Malawi about HIV-positive mothers' perceptions regarding EBF. In order to effectively promote EBF among these mothers, it is important to first understand their(More)
BACKGROUND Exclusive breastfeeding is an important component of child survival and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-poor settings like Malawi. In Malawi, children under the age of six months are exclusively breastfed for an average duration of 3.7 months. This falls short of the recommendations by the World Health Organization(More)
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