Effectiveness of a Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Programme in an Urban Hospital in Angola

@inproceedings{Lussiana2012EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Programme in an Urban Hospital in Angola},
  author={Cristina Lussiana and Sofia Vanda L{\^o}a Clemente and Angelo Ghelardi and Magda Lonardi and Ivan Alejandro Pulido Tarquino and M Floridia},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy is effective in reducing rates of mother-to child transmission of HIV to low levels in resource-limited contexts but the applicability and efficacy of these programs in the field are scarcely known. In order to explore such issues, we performed a descriptive study on retrospective data from hospital records of HIV-infected pregnant women who accessed in 2007-2010 the Luanda Municipal Hospital service for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT). The… CONTINUE READING
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