Community-based Mobile Health Tools Can Improve Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care Adherence and Foster Efforts around Prevention of Mother-to-Child transmission of HIV Researchers find significant changes in health-seeking behavior and make strides to eliminating vertical HIV transmission Vertical transmission of HIV remains a significant challenge in resource-limited settings today. The number of children living with
Part of a blog series from MVP summer interns.
Strong evidence now indicates that circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual men by 38-66%. The WHO and UNAIDS currently recommend circumcision be part of a comprehensive program in preventing HIV transmission in areas with high endemic rates of HIV.
It is 10:50 am on a cloudless August day in Western Kenya. The HIV and AIDS Counselor from Sauri Health Centre and I have taken the short drive to the home of Lilian Awino Adhiambo, a 32 year old mother of 6 children aged 9 months to 13 years.