Integration of antiretroviral treatment within antenatal care in Gauteng Province, South Africa.

@article{Merwe2006IntegrationOA,
  title={Integration of antiretroviral treatment within antenatal care in Gauteng Province, South Africa.},
  author={Karin Joan van der Merwe and Matthew F Chersich and Karl Technau and Yvonne Umurungi and Francesca Conradie and Ashraf H. Coovadia},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={577-81}
}
BACKGROUND Antenatal clinics are a key entry point into HIV treatment and care, together with interventions to reduce mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). Further evaluation is needed of interventions linking antenatal with antiretroviral (ARV) treatment services and effectiveness of triple-ARV regimens for reducing MTCT in resource-constrained settings. METHODS Data were gathered from HIV-infected women attending antenatal care from June 2004 to July 2005 at Coronation Women and Children… CONTINUE READING