Journal Articles | June 2015

Unmet Need for Family Planning, Contraceptive Failure, and Unintended Pregnancy among HIV-Infected and HIV-uninfected Women in Zimbabwe

Overview

Created by:

McCoy S, Buzdugan R, Ralph L, Mushavi A, Mahomva A, Hakobyan A, Watadzaushe C, Dirawo J, Cowan F, Padian N.

Country:

Zimbabwe

Topics:

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

Prevention of unintended pregnancies among women living with HIV infection is a strategy recommended by the World Health Organization for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. This study assessed pregnancy intentions and contraceptive use among HIV-positive and HIV-negative women with a recent pregnancy in Zimbabwe.

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