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Research Article

Attitudes toward Family Planning among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Enrolled in a Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission Study in Kisumu, Kenya

  • Victor Akelo,

    Affiliations: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Sonali Girde,

    Affiliations: Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, ICF International, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Craig B. Borkowf,

    Affiliation: Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Frank Angira,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Kevin Achola,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Richard Lando,

    Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Lisa A. Mills,

    Affiliation: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV Research Branch, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Timothy K. Thomas,

    Affiliation: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV Research Branch, Kisumu, Kenya

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  • Shirley Lee Lecher mail

    gux5@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: August 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066593
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Victor Akelo, Frank Angira, Kevin Achola, Richard Lando
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
Victor Akelo, Sonali Girde, Craig B. Borkowf, Shirley Lee Lecher
Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Sonali Girde
ICF International, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Lisa A. Mills, Timothy K. Thomas
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV Research Branch, Kisumu, Kenya

Corresponding Author

Email: gux5@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

Co-author Sonali Girde is employed as a contractor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through ICF International, which provides informatics support to the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Any affiliation to ICF International did not influence the overall design and implementation of the study and does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VA SL TT. Performed the experiments: VA SL. Analyzed the data: CBB SG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG RL CBB. Wrote the paper: VA SL. Data collection and manuscript planning: FA KA LM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CBB.