Uptake and factors that affect enrolment into the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus programme in rural Limpopo Province

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 55, issue 6, 2013, pages: 555–560
DOI: 10.1080/20786204.2013.10874416
Author(s): OJ AjewoleDepartment of Family Medicine,, BLW SparksDepartment of Family Medicine,, OB OmoleDepartment of Family Medicine,


Background: Before 2006, the uptake into the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) for HIV programme was low in South Africa. We determined PMTCT programme uptake, and identified factors that affected enrolment into the PMTCT programme in the rural Limpopo province.

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