HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the Rwandan national PMTCT programme: a community-based household survey

@inproceedings{Ruton2012HIVfreeSA,
  title={HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the Rwandan national PMTCT programme: a community-based household survey},
  author={Hinda Ruton and Placidie Mugwaneza and Nadine Shema and Alexandre Lyambabaje and Jean de Dieu Bizimana and Landry Tsague and El{\'e}vanie Nyankesha and Claire M. Wagner and Vincent Mutabazi and Jean Pierre Nyemazi and Sabin Nsanzimana and Corine Kakizi Karema and Agnes Binagwaho},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Operational effectiveness of large-scale national programmes for the prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa remains limited. We report on HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the national PMTCT programme in Rwanda. METHODS We conducted a national representative household survey between February and May 2009. Participants were mothers who had attended antenatal care at least once during their… CONTINUE READING
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