Contraception in the context of HIV/AIDS: a review.

  title={Contraception in the context of HIV/AIDS: a review.},
  author={Chris O. Agboghoroma},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  volume={15 3},
Over 50% of the 33.3 million HIV-positive persons are women within the reproductive age group. With increasing availability and use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the prognosis, life expectancy and quality of life of infected persons has improved. HIV-positive women, like their uninfected counterparts, may desire to plan pregnancies, limit their families, or avoid pregnancy. The effective use of contraception by HIV-positive clients can contribute significantly to reduction in… CONTINUE READING