Virtual Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Mothers on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Enugu, South-Eastern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Okafor2014VirtualEO,
  title={Virtual Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Mothers on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Enugu, South-Eastern Nigeria},
  author={I. A. Okafor and E N Ugwu and SN Obi and BU Odugu},
  booktitle={Annals of medical and health sciences research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND With the current World Health Organization (WHO) "Option B+" for prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), virtual elimination of mother to child transmission (eMTCT) is highly achievable. AIM The aim of this study is to determine the rate of MTCT of HIV from mothers who started highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for life from diagnosis during pregnancy to the exposed babies who had daily nevirapine in the first 6 weeks of… CONTINUE READING

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