Issue Briefs | February 2019

Community Focal Mothers Keep Mothers and Babies in Care in Eswatini

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Overview

Country:

Eswatini

Topics:

Community Mobilization; Maternal and Child Health; Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

This brief describes a successful model implemented in Eswatini wherein HIV-positive and treatment adherent mothers were recruited, trained, and compensated to liaise between communities and health facilities with the ultimate goal of ensuring all women enrolled in prevention of mother-to-child treatment were adherent to HIV medications and maternal and child health care from pregnancy through breastfeeding cessation.