Improved access increases postpartum uptake of contraceptive implants among HIV-positive women in Rwanda.

@article{Dhont2009ImprovedAI,
  title={Improved access increases postpartum uptake of contraceptive implants among HIV-positive women in Rwanda.},
  author={Nathalie Dhont and Gilles François Ndayisaba and C{\'e}cile Alexandra Peltier and Aniceth Nzabonimpa and Marleen Temmerman and Janneke H H M van de Wijgert},
  journal={The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={420-5}
}
BACKGROUND Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) and sterilisation are the most cost-effective methods of contraception but are rarely used in sub-Saharan Africa partly due to limited access. STUDY DESIGN HIV-positive pregnant women attending two urban clinics in Rwanda were followed prospectively in a perinatal HIV transmission cohort study. Women attending one clinic were referred to public family planning (FP) services for all contraceptive methods (Site A) and women attending the… CONTINUE READING
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