Increasing access to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services through the private sector in Uganda.

@article{Mbonye2009IncreasingAT,
  title={Increasing access to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services through the private sector in Uganda.},
  author={Anthony Kabanza Mbonye and Kristian Schultz Hansen and Felix Wamono and Pascal Magnussen},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2009},
  volume={85 7},
  pages={534-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore whether private midwives can perform HIV counselling and testing, provide antiretroviral treatment and contraceptives, and how this affects access to services especially among young and HIV-positive women. METHODS A formative study was conducted between January and April 2009 to assess care-seeking practices and perceptions on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and family planning services in Wakiso district, central Uganda. A household survey… CONTINUE READING