Contraception to prevent HIV-positive births: current contribution and potential cost savings in PEPFAR countries.

@article{Reynolds2008ContraceptionTP,
  title={Contraception to prevent HIV-positive births: current contribution and potential cost savings in PEPFAR countries.},
  author={Heidi W. Reynolds and Barbara K. Janowitz and Rose Wilcher and Willard Cates},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2008},
  volume={84 Suppl 2},
  pages={ii49-53}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the number of HIV-positive births currently prevented by contraceptive use in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) focus countries and to estimate the first year cost savings to each country if unintended and unwanted HIV-positive births were prevented via contraceptive use rather than providing antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV-positive pregnant women ("PMTCT services"). METHODS Data from publicly available sources yielded estimates of (1… CONTINUE READING
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