Women's views on consent, counseling and confidentiality in PMTCT: a mixed-methods study in four African countries

@inproceedings{Hardon2012WomensVO,
  title={Women's views on consent, counseling and confidentiality in PMTCT: a mixed-methods study in four African countries},
  author={Anita Petra Hardon and Eva Vernooij and Grace Bongololo-Mbera and Peter Cherutich and Alice Desclaux and David Kyaddondo and Odette Ky-Zerbo and Melissa Neuman and Rhoda K. Wanyenze and Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Ambitious UN goals to reduce the mother-to-child transmission of HIV have not been met in much of Sub-Saharan Africa. This paper focuses on the quality of information provision and counseling and disclosure patterns in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda to identify how services can be improved to enable better PMTCT outcomes. METHODS Our mixed-methods study draws on data obtained through: (1) the MATCH (Multi-country African Testing and Counseling for HIV) study's main survey… CONTINUE READING
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