Antenatal care and uptake of HIV testing among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Gunn2016AntenatalCA,
  title={Antenatal care and uptake of HIV testing among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Jayleen K. L. Gunn and Ibitola O. Asaolu and Katherine E Center and Steven Gibson and Patrick Wightman and Echezona Edozie Ezeanolue and John E. Ehiri},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Current guidelines recommend inclusion of HIV testing in routine screening tests for all pregnant women. For this reason, antenatal care (ANC) represents a vital component of efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. To elucidate the relationship between ANC services and HIV testing among pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa, we undertook an analysis of data from four countries. METHODS Four countries (Congo, Mozambique, Nigeria and Uganda) were purposively… CONTINUE READING