Presented at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in 2010, this poster summarizes the results of a PATH and FHI analysis of the hypothetical acceptability of a modified nipple shield device (MNSD). This novel, low-cost MNSD is based on a conventional nipple shield that could be used discreetly by HIV-positive mothers to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding.
Author(s): Israel-Ballard K, Hart C, Thungu F, Joanis C, Baniecki ML, Sokal D
Corporate author(s): PATH, FHI
Publication date: July 2010
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Related regions: Africa
- Emerging and epidemic diseases > Drug development > HIV and AIDS
- Health technologies > Newborn health
- Maternal and child health > Nutrition
- Maternal and child health > Safe birth and newborn care
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