Attitudes to voluntary counselling and testing prior to the offer of Nevirapine to prevent vertical transmission of HIV in northern Tanzania.

@article{Urassa2005AttitudesTV,
  title={Attitudes to voluntary counselling and testing prior to the offer of Nevirapine to prevent vertical transmission of HIV in northern Tanzania.},
  author={P Urassa and Roly Gosling and Robert Pool and Hugh Reyburn},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={842-52}
}
In developed countries much progress has been made in reducing vertical transmission of HIV using antiretroviral therapies. To achieve similar gains in Africa the acceptability of routine HIV testing of pregnant women is becoming increasingly important. Evidence of reluctance of pregnant women to undergo HIV testing has led to suggestions to offer antiretroviral therapy to pregnant women without prior HIV testing. In this study we set out to identify risk factors for preferring to avoid HIV… CONTINUE READING
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