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Challenges faced by health workers in implementing the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT) programme in Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: To report the experience of health workers who had played key roles in the early stages of implementing the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services (PMTCT) in Uganda. METHODS: Interviews were conducted with 15 key informants including counsellors, obstetricians and PMTCT coordinators at the five PMTCT test sites in Uganda to investigate the benefits, challenges and sustainability of the PMTCT programme. Audio-taped interviews were held with each informant between J...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdm025

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Seniors
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
29
Issue:
3
Pages:
269-274
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:6c4b8763-a3c0-4d94-934c-4b3f2952f858
Source identifiers:
116981
Local pid:
pubs:116981

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