Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV

@inproceedings{RotheramBorus2011ProjectMA,
  title={Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV},
  author={M J Rotheram-Borus and Linda Richter and Heidi van Rooyen and Alastair van Heerden and Mark Tomlinson and Alan Stein and Tamsen Jean Rochat and Julia de Kadt and Nonhle Mtungwa and Lungile Mkhize and Lindo Ndlovu and Lungile Ntombela and Warren Scott Comulada and Katherine A. Desmond and Erin M Greco},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Pregnant women living with HIV (WLH) face daily challenges maintaining their own and their babies' health and mental health. Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed to address these challenges. METHODS/DESIGN As part of a cluster randomized controlled trial, WLH are invited to attend four antenatal and four postnatal small group sessions led by a peer WLH (a Peer Mentor). The WLH and their babies are assessed during pregnancy and at… CONTINUE READING

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