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Formative research on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS

Alister C. Munthali

Formative research on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS

a report

by Alister C. Munthali

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Published by University of Malawi, Centre for Social Research in Zomba, Malawi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsubmitted to Ministry of Health & Population, National AIDS Commission, UNICEF ; by Alister C. Munthali, John M. Kadzandira, and Peter M. Mvula.
ContributionsKadzandira, John M., Mvula, Peter., Malawi. Ministry of Health and Population., Malawi. National AIDS Commission., UNICEF.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3348248M
LC Control Number2004360554

people in emergency situations. Formative research questions, pertinent audience and actors, strategic approaches, key issues to communicate, and challenges and lessons learned are offered for each of these audiences. The book stresses two messages for reducing the burdens of . Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation Introduction At the country level, Family Health International’s (FHI) country offices and local staff manage its • Core Module 1: Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation • Core Module 2: Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Monitoring Data Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Programs.

Strengthen the capacity of facilitators/trainers to plan, organize, and conduct training of health care workers who implement programs in infant and young child feeding, essential nutrition actions, the lactational amenorrhea method, and/or prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. 10 hours technical content and 18 hours practice: English. Breastfeeding and replacement feeding practices in the context of mother-to-child transmission of HIV WHO/CAH/ ; New data on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission to HIV and their policy implications Geneva, October ; Other Resources. 14 September,

To increase the effectiveness of the consent process for a clinical trial in Malawi on interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding, formative research was conducted to explore the community's understanding of medical research as well as how to explain research through local terms and by: Rationale. The global community has set a global target to reduce new pediatric HIV infections by over 90 % and reduce the number of HIV-related maternal deaths by 50 % [].Integration of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services within maternal and child health (MCH) services has become a necessary foundation for transforming service delivery to achieve these goals [].Cited by: 9.


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Formative research on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS: a report. Assessment of strategies for male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in Blantyre, Malawi Article (PDF Available) in Global Health Action 13 December.

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV is the main way of reducing the rate of pediatric HIV infection (1–3).Despite the documented importance and increased benefits of PMTCT services, the World Health Organization (WHO) in estimated that uptake in sub-Saharan Africa was as low as 11%; it ranged from 8 to 54%, showing the difference in levels of uptake of the service Cited by: Select up to three search categories and corresponding keywords using the fields to the right.

Refer to the Help section for more detailed instructions. Barriers to prevention of Mother-to-child transmission of HIV services in Uganda Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Biosocial Science 42(2) November with Reads. The first descriptions of AIDS in children and of possible transmission from mother-to-child were published in the early s.

UNAIDS estimated that aroundchildren were newly infected with HIV inmostly through mother-to-child transmission. Three phases of progress in.

In areas where breastfeeding is normative and essential to infant survival, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) represents a public health dilemma.

This chapter discusses the problem of adherence to infant feeding recommendations in PMTCT programmes in Ethiopia and Tanzania. It demonstrates how a set of discourses on prevention, rights, and choice places the Author: Karen Marie Moland.

Varga C, Brooks H. Factors influencing teen mothers’ enrollment and participation in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services in Limpopo province, South Africa. Qualitative Health Research. ; – World Health by: Background: Despite the documented benefits of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) services, the uptake remains low in sub-Saharan Africa.

The lack of male involvement (MI) may be one of the reasons for this. However, there are limited data on strategies for MI in PMTCT. From tothe US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Infant & Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Project supported the Ministry of Health and the National Food and Nutrition Commission to strengthen policies, programs, and health systems to improve the nutrition—and thereby prolong the lives—of mothers and their children younger than two years of age, including those.

Introduction. In, children became infected with HIV in 21 of the highest burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa, primarily through mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT).This estimate represents a 60% reduction in MTCT over a six-year period, due to provision of antiretroviral regimens to women and infants in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) by: 9.

Community-based mobile phone programs can complement gaps in clinical services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in areas with poor infrastructure and personnel shortages. However, community and health worker perceptions on optimal mobile phone communication for PMTCT are underexplored.

This study examined what specific content and forms Cited by: Black woman with son & daughter. Yellowing. 22 x 16 We can help you talk about AIDS. Call the National AIDS hotline at AIDS for a free guide. Topical areas of studies within this position have included: HIV, prevention of mother-to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), adolescents and HIV, engagement of men in HIV services, acceptability Title: Behavioral Scientist.

BARRIERS TO PREVENTION OF MOTHER-TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV SERVICES IN UGANDA A. MBONYE, K. HANSEN, F. WAMONO and P. MAGNUSSEN Journal of Biosocial Science / Volume 42 / Issue 02 / Marchpp - DOI: /SX, Published online: 09 November   These data were obtained from the source documents that each clinic usually used to report the antenatal care practices and procedures: antenatal care book, antenatal card, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) book, laboratory book and nurses’ book.

Data not available in source documents were collected from the by: 2. The incorporation of religion and spirituality into mental health care has begun to acquire credibility after more than a century of rejection by mental health professionals providing conventional interventions.

This chapter describes an experiment carried out over thirty years ago aimed at integrating the public mental health system and Spiritism—a popular, religious healing system. Prof Sarker was a research faculty at Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH), Germany before joining BRACJPGSPH and is continuing teaching as an adjunct faculty.

During her tenure at HIGH, she has conducted research on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV, and quality of maternal care in several Sub Saharan African countries.

Notes: This research letter reports attitudes regarding infant feeding decisions of HIV-women enrolled in a study providing short course ZDV monotherapy to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nairobi, Kenya. Women who informed their partner about their HIV status were more likely to choose formula feeding over breastfeeding than.

In their paper, Edwards and Barker share an experience conducting research on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services in South Africa. These authors illustrate the power of implementation research to cope with the challenges of testing interventions in unpredictable settings and to generate findings predicting.

Efforts to scale up and improve programs for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) have focused primarily at the health facility level, and limited attention has been paid to defining an effective set of community interventions to improve demand and uptake of services and retention.

Many barriers to PMTCT are also barriers to pregnancy, childbirth, and postnatal care faced Cited by: 9.Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) has reduced infant HIV infections from an estimated 32% to as low as 1% in some parts of the world. However, in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, PMTCT coverage remains low, leading to high death rates among .Publications associated with BAN Study (updated 28th January ) Abstracts Mtimuni B, Corneli A, Bentley M, Piwoz E, Moses A, Carlton Tohill B, Adair L, Duerr A, van der Horst C.

Preliminary findings from the Safe Mother/Safe Baby Formative Research Study and their implications for protocol design. National Conference for Health Research Dissemination, Lilongwe, Malawi, January .