Over 90% of children in Kenya living with HIV were exposed to the virus while in their mothers’ wombs. While antiretroviral therapy (ART) is widely available, there are still far too many pregnant women who don’t get treatment. A new study co-authored by UCSF Bixby Center researchers identified several factors linked to mothers passing HIV on to infants.
People living with HIV have long been targeted for medical care, but they have not always been viewed as actors in the process. A new study co-authored by UCSF Bixby researchers shows that people living with HIV in Kenya and Uganda are vital in helping to guide community members toward HIV treatment.