Strategies to improve male involvement in PMTCT Option B+ in four African countries: a qualitative rapid appraisal

by Donela Besada, Sarah Rohde, Ameena Goga et al.
Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 33507

10 pp. 382 kB
http://www.globalhealthaction.net/index.php/gha/article/download/33507/pdf_367pic-003

The World Health Organization recommends that antiretroviral therapy be started as soon as possible, irrespective of stage of HIV infection. This ‘test and treat’ approach highlights the need to ensure that men are involved in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT). This article presents findings from a rapid appraisal of strategies to increase male partner involvement in PMTCT services in Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Côte d’Ivoire in the context of scale-up of Option B+ protocol.

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