HIV incidence among women of reproductive age in Malawi and Zimbabwe.

  title={HIV incidence among women of reproductive age in Malawi and Zimbabwe.},
  author={Newton I. Kumwenda and Irving Hoffman and Mike Zvavahera Chirenje and Clifton W. Kelly and Anne S Coletti and Aleen Ristow and Francis E A Martinson and Joelle Morgan Brown and David A. Chilongozi and Barbra Ann Richardson and Zeda F Rosenberg and Nancy S. Padian and T. E. Taha},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  volume={33 11},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of HIV-1. GOAL The goal of this study was to inform HIV prevention and vaccine trials by conducting a multisite study in Malawi and Zimbabwe. STUDY DESIGN Women of reproductive age were enrolled in a prospective study. They received 5 intensive HIV counseling and condom promotion sessions over 2 months. Subsequently, HIV-negative women completed quarterly follow-up visits. HIV incidence rates and predictors of HIV… CONTINUE READING



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