"They have already thrown away their chicken": barriers affecting participation by HIV-infected women in care and treatment programs for their infants in Blantyre, Malawi.

@article{Donahue2012TheyHA,
  title={"They have already thrown away their chicken": barriers affecting participation by HIV-infected women in care and treatment programs for their infants in Blantyre, Malawi.},
  author={Marie Collins Donahue and Queen Dube and Anna E Dow and Eric Umar and Annelies van Rie},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1233-9}
}
HIV-infected infants and young children are at high risk of serious illness and death. Morbidity and mortality can be greatly reduced through early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV and timely initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Despite global efforts to scale-up of EID and infant ART, uptake of these services in resource poor, high HIV burden countries remain low. We conducted a qualitative study of 59 HIV-infected women to identify and explore barriers women face in accessing HIV testing… CONTINUE READING
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