Programmatic Challenges in Implementing PMTCT Option B+ and Pediatric HIV Care: Baseline Assessment from “Save the Families for Africa” in Malawi

@inproceedings{Fokam2019ProgrammaticCI,
  title={Programmatic Challenges in Implementing PMTCT Option B+ and Pediatric HIV Care: Baseline Assessment from “Save the Families for Africa” in Malawi},
  author={Joseph Fokam and Mar{\'i}a Mercedes Santoro and Isabel Chimbiri and Jeremoni Chindiura and Ruth Deula and Alex Rombe and Riccardo Massari and Agness Lungu and Carlo Federico Perno},
  year={2019}
}
ABSTRACT Objective. With high rates of HIV-infection among pregnant women living in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), risks of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) remain concerning in spite of current progress. Thus, identifying gaps in the era of option-B+ would generate specific evidence-based interventions. Methods. A baseline assessment for “SAVE THE FAMILIES FOR AFRICA” project, a retrospective study was conducted throughout 2014 at the Likuni Mission Hospital in Malawi based on performance… CONTINUE READING

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