Prevention of mother to child transmission: a report of an assessment of a pilot programme in fifteen health facilities in Gauteng province

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2003
TITLE AUTHOR(S): E.Dorkenoo, T.Gumede, K.Maluleka, N.Shaikh
KEYWORDS: GAUTENG, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS PREVALENCE, HIV/AIDS PREVENTION, PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION (PMTCT) PROGRAMME
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2296

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Abstract

The Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) was commissioned by the Gauteng Department of Health to assess the PMTCT programme in 15 pilot sites in Gauteng Province. The objectives of the study were: a) to assess the implementation of the components of the programme in four complexes; b) to analyse the lessons learned at the pilot sites and make recommendations for improvement; and to undertake a skills audit and to recommend best practices.