Effectiveness of the WHO/UNICEF guidelines on infant feeding for HIV-positive women: results from a prospective cohort study in South Africa.

@article{Doherty2007EffectivenessOT,
  title={Effectiveness of the WHO/UNICEF guidelines on infant feeding for HIV-positive women: results from a prospective cohort study in South Africa.},
  author={Tanya M Doherty and Mickey Chopra and Debra Jackson and Ameena Ebrahim Goga and Mark Se Colvin and Lars {\AA}ke Persson},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 13},
  pages={1791-7}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF recommend that HIV-positive women should avoid all breastfeeding only if replacement feeding is acceptable, feasible, affordable, sustainable and safe. Little is known about the effectiveness of the implementation of these guidelines in developing country settings. OBJECTIVE To identify criteria to guide appropriate infant-feeding choices and to assess the effect of inappropriate choices on infant HIV-free survival. METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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