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Research Article

Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) Program Data in India: An Emerging Data Set for Appraising the HIV Epidemic

  • Sema K. Sgaier mail,

    sema.sgaier@gatesfoundation.org

    Affiliation: HIV Division, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India

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  • Radhay S. Gupta,

    Affiliation: Basic Services, National AIDS Control Organisation, New Delhi, India

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  • Raghuram Rao,

    Affiliation: Basic Services, National AIDS Control Organisation, New Delhi, India

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  • Ajay Gaikwad,

    Affiliation: India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India

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  • Sonali Harangule,

    Affiliation: India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India

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  • Suvidha Dhamne,

    Affiliation: India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India

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  • Sateesh Gowda,

    Affiliation: India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India

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  • Sylvia Jayakumar,

    Affiliation: Independent Consultant, HIV Division, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India

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  • Banadakoppa M. Ramesh

    Affiliations: India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048827

About the Authors

Sema K. Sgaier
HIV Division, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
Radhay S. Gupta, Raghuram Rao
Basic Services, National AIDS Control Organisation, New Delhi, India
Ajay Gaikwad, Sonali Harangule, Suvidha Dhamne, Sateesh Gowda, Banadakoppa M. Ramesh
India Health Action Trust, Bangalore, India
Sylvia Jayakumar
Independent Consultant, HIV Division, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
Banadakoppa M. Ramesh
Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, Bangalore, India
Banadakoppa M. Ramesh
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: sema.sgaier@gatesfoundation.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SKS BMR. Performed the experiments: AG SH SD SG SJ. Analyzed the data: SKS BMR RSG RR AG SH SD SG SJ. Wrote the paper: SKS. Contributed to the review and finalization of manuscript: SKS BMR RSG RR.