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Title of Collaborative Activity:

NIH/PEPFAR Collaboration for Advancing Implementation Science in Prevention of Maternal-Child HIV Transmission

Description of Collaborative Activity:

2010 World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to provide antiretroviral prophylaxis or treatment to mothers or infants during the breastfeeding period have not been adopted in resource poor countries. The goal of this study is to evaluate the effect of a "feeding buddy" to support mothers to adhere to prevention of mother to child HIV transmission. This is a prospective cohort intervention study set within a comprehensive ongoing national program addressing maternal and child health.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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