UNICEF’s contribution to the adoption and implementation of option B+ for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a policy analysis

@inproceedings{Chersich2018UNICEFsCT,
  title={UNICEF’s contribution to the adoption and implementation of option B+ for preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a policy analysis},
  author={Matthew F Chersich and Emma Newbatt and K. Ng’oma and I. de Zoysa},
  booktitle={Globalization and Health},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundBetween 2011 and 2013, global and national guidelines for preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV shifted to recommend Option B+, the provision of lifelong antiretroviral treatment for all HIV-infected pregnant women.MethodsWe aimed to analyse how Option B+ reached the policy agenda, and unpack the processes, actors and politics that explain its adoption, with a focus on examining UNICEF’s contribution to these events. Analysis drew on published articles and other… CONTINUE READING

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