Barriers and facilitators to combined ART initiation in pregnant women with HIV: lessons learnt from a PMTCT B+ pilot program in Swaziland

Parker, L. A., Jobanputra, K., Okello, V., Nhlangamandla, M., Mazibuko, S., Kourline, T., … & Teck, R. (2015). Barriers and facilitators to combined ART initiation in pregnant women with HIV: lessons learnt from a PMTCT B+ pilot program in Swaziland. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes.

This study not only demonstrates challenges in initiating pregnant women on ART, but also identifies opportunities offered by PMTCT B+ for improving treatment initiation among women with lower CD4 counts.

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