Reasoning and deciding PMTCT-adherence during pregnancy among women living with HIV in Kenya.

@article{Ujiji2011ReasoningAD,
  title={Reasoning and deciding PMTCT-adherence during pregnancy among women living with HIV in Kenya.},
  author={Opondo Awiti Ujiji and Anna Mia Ekstr{\"o}m and Festus Ilako and Dorcas Indalo and David K Wamalwa and Birgitta Rubenson},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={829-40}
}
This study explores type identities among rural and urban slum women on antiretroviral therapies who become pregnant. Narrative structuring was chosen to develop type narratives that illustrate how rural and urban women handle their HIV-infection and how they reason and decide about PMTCT-adherence during pregnancy and childbirth. Women in rural areas described their lives as 'secure and family controlled'. This gave the women security and predictability in life, but also meant that it was… CONTINUE READING

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