Vitamins, Breast Milk HIV Shedding and Child Health


Principal Investigator:
Eduardo Villamor, Assistant Professor of International Nutrition

Department of Nutrition


Dates of Research:
September 15, 2004 — August 31, 2009


The purpose of this study is to analyze stored samples and data collected during the conduct of the study “”A Trial of Vitamins in HIV Progression and Transmission””. The aims of the current study are to examine the effect of vitamin supplementation on HIV infected women during pregnancy. The inclusion criteria in this study is HIV infected women presenting to antenatal care between 12 and 27 weeks of gestation. The project will be conducted in collaboration with Muhimbili University Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.