BACKGROUND : There is a paucity of data on the national
population-level effectiveness of preventing mother-tochild
transmission (PMTCT) programmes in high-HIVprevalence,
resource-limited settings. We assessed
Dinh, Thu-Ha; Delaney, Kevin P.; Goga, Ameena Ebrahim; Jackson, Debra J.; Lombard, Carl; Woldesenbet, Selamawit A.; Mogashoa, Mary M.; Pillay, Yogan; Shaffer, Nathan(Public Library of Science, 2015-05-05)
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT) depends on the timing of HIV infection. We estimated
HIV-seroconversion during pregnancy (HSP) after having a HIV-negative result antenatally,
and its contribution ...
We examined uptake of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) services,
predictors of missed opportunities, and infant HIV transmission attributable to missed
opportunities along the PMTCT ...
Woldesenbet, Selamawit A.; Jackson, Debra J.; Goga, Ameena Ebrahim; Crowley, Siobhan; Doherty, Tanya; Mogashoa, Mary M.; Dinh, Thu-Ha; Sherman, Gayle G.(Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2015-03)
BACKGROUND : Services to diagnose early infant HIV infection
should be offered at the 6-week immunization visit. Despite high
6-week immunization attendance, the coverage of early infant
diagnosis (EID) is low in many ...
OBJECTIVES : In 2010, South Africa reported an early mother-to child transmission (MTCT) rate of 3.5% at 4–8 weeks postpartum. Provincial early MTCT rates ranged from 1.4% [95% confidence interval (CI): 0.1 to 3.4] to 5.9% ...