Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Tanzania: assessing gender mainstreaming on paper and in practice

@inproceedings{Nyamhanga2017PreventionOM,
  title={Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Tanzania: assessing gender mainstreaming on paper and in practice},
  author={Tumaini M. Nyamhanga and Gasto Frumence and Daudi O. Simba},
  booktitle={Health policy and planning},
  year={2017}
}
Although gender mainstreaming has been long recognized as a strategy for addressing gender inequalities and associated negative health outcomes; its implementation has remained a challenge, even in the area of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT). Despite recognition of gender in Tanzania's political arena and prioritization of PMTCT by the health sector, there is very little information on how well gender has been mainstreamed into National PMTCT guidelines and… CONTINUE READING

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