PMTCT Services -Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV

PMTCT Services – Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV

This chapter deals with the review of related literature. The review is divided into the following: theoretical, empirical and conceptual review.

2.1     Theoretically

Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV

According to UNAIDS (2012), PMTCT begins with the non-pregnant woman. Preventing mother-to-child transmission is achievable. Between 2009 and 2011, 409,000 new infections were averted among children UNAIDS (2012). [Read more…]