TITLE

The potential role of mother-in-law in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a mixed methods study from the Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p551
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study exploring the role of the mothers-in-law in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) service utilization and adherence to infant feeding guidelines in the Kilimanjaro region in northern Tanzania. The study found that increasing prominence of the conjugal couples in issues related to reproduction and child care provides a case for including male partners in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme.
ACCESSION #
65249197

 

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