Table 2

Overview of the research approaches used in the four study sites (2008).

Cameroon

DR

Georgia

India

Total


n

n

n

n

n


Baseline observations

ANC consultation/education

5

6

5

5

21

Pre-test HIV counseling (individual)

NA

NA

10

5

15

Pre-test HIV counseling (group)

5

5

NA

5

15

Post-test HIV counseling (individual)

5

5

5

10

25

Post-test HIV counseling (group)

5

5

NA

NA

10


Key informants in-depth interviews

22

20

28

22

92

Senior medical/administrative staff

1

5

2

4

12

ANC nurse

0

0

2

0

2

PMTCT counselor

6

3

2

2

13

FP nurse/physician

1

2

2

1

6

Woman after pre-test HIV counseling

0

0

5

0

5

Woman after post-test HIV counseling

6

4

5

5

20

Woman after COC

6

4

5

5

20

Male partner

2

2

5

5

14


Field testing of COC sessions

Pilot tested

30

30

30

30

120

Monitored

23

27

0

30

80

Observed

28

4

5

5

42


Cameroon = Centre Mère-Enfant (Yaounde), DR = Los Mina Hospital (Santo Domingo), Georgia = Maternity Hospital N°5 (Tbilisi), India = Sane Guruji Hospital (Pune).

ANC = antenatal care; COC = couple-oriented HIV counseling; NA = not applicable; FP = Family Planning

Orne-Gliemann et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:197   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-197

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