Country: Botswana

Prevention of Milk-Borne Transmission of HIV in Botswana

The Mashi Study compares the safety and efficacy of two antiretroviral regimens Zidovudine (ZDV) alone versus ZDV plus Nevirapine (NVP) administered to HIV-1 infected pregnant women to prevent in utero and intra partum HIV-1 transmission. Additionally, the study assesses the…

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Respiratory Diseases/BSI Study

This study examines the approaches to perinatal HIV transmission prevention in Botswana, as well as studies of other aspects of HIV epidemiology and infant infectious disease morbidity and mortality. HIV-1 prevalence in Botswana among women of child-bearing age is 28-43%…

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