Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 26th, 1995
The study found that the majority of Kenyan women participating in a prenatal HIV study did not actively request their HIV test results and that violence against women because of a positive test result was common.
The number of women of reproductive age in Africa infected with HIV is increasing and studies of perinatal HIV transmission have been undertaken for almost a decade.
"These studies are based on voluntary participation after informed consent...
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