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Training Years: 2013-2014

Training Site: UNC Project-Malawi

Country: Malawi

Mentors: Jennifer Tang, MD, MSCR; Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH

Title: Effect of HIV status on fertility desire and knowledge of long-acting reversible contraception of postpartum Malawian women. AIDS Care

Project Objectives:  To analyze the family planning methods utilized by HIV positive women who are patients at various PMTCT (Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV) clinics in Lilongwe, Malawi, and conducting a survey to study perceptions of family planning methods among users and non-users of family planning services at the clinics.

NIH Support: Fulbright- Fogarty fellowship doctoral training award