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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