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

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p551
Academic Journal
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.


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