Determinants of male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey

@inproceedings{Byamugisha2010DeterminantsOM,
  title={Determinants of male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey},
  author={Robert Byamugisha and James K Tumwine and Nulu B Semiyaga and Thorkild Tyllesk{\"a}r},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) accounts for over 95% of all paediatric HIV infections worldwide. Several studies have shown that male participation in the antenatal care of their spouses together with couple counselling and testing for HIV, increases use of the interventions for HIV prevention. The prevention programme of MTCT (PMTCT) was launched in Uganda in 2000 and Mbale in 2002. Less than 10% of the pregnant women accepted antenatal HIV testing at Mbale Regional… CONTINUE READING
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