Access to HIV/AIDS care for mothers and children in sub-Saharan Africa: adherence to the postnatal PMTCT program.

@article{Nassali2009AccessTH,
  title={Access to HIV/AIDS care for mothers and children in sub-Saharan Africa: adherence to the postnatal PMTCT program.},
  author={Mercy Nkuba Nassali and Damalie Nakanjako and Daniel J. Kyabayinze and Jolly Beyeza and Anthony Okoth and Twaha Serunjogi Mutyaba},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1124-31}
}
Despite scale up of perinatal prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV interventions, postnatal continuity of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care, for both the mother and baby, remains a challenge in developing countries. We determined adherence to the postnatal PMTCT program (PN-PMTCT) and the associated factors among mothers at a public urban hospital in Uganda. We interviewed HIV-positive postnatal mothers on discharge and we determined adherence to PN-PMTCT by the proportion of… CONTINUE READING
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