Improving Retention of Mother Baby Pairs in Care: Experiences from Bring Back Our Baby Campaign

Resource type: 
Success Stories
Publication date: 
July 2018
Sequence number: 
79

Akanyo Alice, a 25-year-old mother of four from Agago district, was scared to receive her son’s final HIV test results (the 18-month HIV rapid test). HIV rapid testing is the last phase in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) outcome cascade. Baby Paul had already
undergone his first and second deoxyribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction (DNA PCR) tests which were both negative.