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“If donors woke up tomorrow and said we can't fund you, what would we do?” A health system dynamics analysis of implementation of PMTCT option B+ in Uganda.
(BioMed Central, 2017)
BACKGROUND: In October 2012 Uganda extended its prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT) policy to Option B+, providing lifelong antiretroviral treatment for HIV positive pregnant and breastfeeding women. ...
Correction to: Effects of early feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity in a cohort of HIV unexposed South African infants and children
(BioMed Central, 2017)
After publication of this article  it was brought to our attention that there were errors in the text under the heading ‘Data cleaning’, and in Table 3. The corrected text and updated Table 3 are given in this erratum.
Which new health technologies do we need to achieve an end to HIV/AIDS?
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
In the last 15 years, antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been the most globally impactful lifesaving development of medical research. Antiretrovirals (ARVs) are used with great success for both the treatment and prevention ...
In utero art exposure and birth and early growth outcomes among HIV-exposed uninfected infants attending immunization services: Results from national pmtct surveillance, South Africa
(Oxford University Press, 2017)
. Despite the recognized benefit of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for preventing and treating HIV, some studies have reported adverse birth outcomes with in utero ART exposure. We evaluated the effect of infant in utero ...
"Nothing new": responses to the introduction of antiretroviral drugs in South Africa
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006)
Interviews conducted in South Africa found that awareness of antiretroviral therapy was generally poor. Antiretroviral drugs were not perceived as new, but one of many alternative therapies for HIV/AIDS. Respondents ...
Eliminating mother to child HIV transmission in South Africa
(World Health Organization (WHO), 2013)
PROBLEM: The World Health Organization has produced clear guidelines for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, ensuring that all PMTCT programme components ...
Missed opportunities for participation in prevention of mother to child transmission programmes: Simplicity of nevirapine does not necessarily lead to optimal uptake, a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: The objective of this study was to examine missed opportunities for participation in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in three sites in South Africa. A rapid anthropological ...
Does peer-navigated linkage to care work? A cross-sectional study of active linkage to care within an integrated non-communicable disease-HIV testing centre for adults in Soweto, South Africa
(Public Library of Science, 2020)
South Africa is the HIV epidemic epicentre; however, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) will be the most common cause of death by 2030. To improve identification and initiation of care for HIV and NCDs, we assessed proportion ...
Improving the coverage of the PMTCT programme through a participatory quality improvement intervention in South Africa
Despite several years of implementation, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes in many resource poor settings are failing to reach the majority of HIV positive women. We report on a data driven ...