Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Prevention of Mother - to - Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Programme in South Africa

The first national evaluation of the South African (SA) programme to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child (PMTCT programme) was conducted between June and December 2010, during a period of transition between the 2008 and 2010 PMTCT guidelines. The second national SAPMTCT evaluation  was conducted between August 2011 and March 2012, when 2010 PMTCT guidelines were being implemented. The third national PMTCT evaluation was conducted between October 2012 and May 2013. SAPMTCT guidelines changed to World Health Organisation (WHO) PMTCT Option B in April 2013, and  to WHO PMTCT Option B+ in January 2015.

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