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Routine offer of antenatal HIV testing ("opt-out approach") to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in urban Zimbabwe

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This is an article examining routine antenatal HIV testing in a clinic in urban Zimbabwe. It compares 6 months of "opt-out" strategy with the previous 6 months of "out-in" strategy in the same clinic. A PDF of the article and a commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health are available above.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Formats: PDF, Web Page
Regions: Global, Zimbabwe
Audiences: Program Managers, Doctors/Physicians, Nurses, Other Healthcare Workers, Counselors
Literacy level: High
Topic Areas: Perinatal Interventions, Testing & Counseling
Resource Type: Journal Articles