Journal Articles | December 2017

“The co-authors of pregnancy”

Leveraging men’s sense of responsibility and other factors for male involvement in antenatal services in Kinshasa, DRC

Overview

Created by:

Michelle M. GillEmail author, John Ditekemena, Aimé Loando, Vicky Ilunga, Marleen Temmerman and Franck Fwamba

Country:

Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics:

Adult HIV Care and Treatment

Despite efforts to improve male involvement (MI), few male partners typically attend antenatal care (ANC). MI in ANC and interventions to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have been demonstrated to be beneficial for the HIV-positive mother and her child. This study aimed to explore factors influencing partner attendance and highlight interventions with potential to improve MI within a Congolese context.

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