Journal Articles | January 2019

HIV incidence among pregnant and postpartum women in a high prevalence setting

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Country:

Lesotho

Topics:

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission; Strategic Information, Evaluation and Research

This study describes HIV incidence during pregnancy and postpartum in Lesotho and factors associated with HIV seroconversion. There is an increased need for counseling and support of HIV-uninfected pregnant and breastfeeding women to stay HIV-negative, particularly among adolescent and young women.