Teshale Menebo , Zeleke Dutamo , Tekle Ejajo , Bealu Betebo , Adane Tesfaye
Background: Transmission of HIV mother-to-child remains a problem in the developing world despite the development and growing availability of methods appropriate for resource-limited Male involvement has been recognized as apriority focus area to be strengthened in PMTCT but male partners for HIV in the context of mother tochild transmission remains a challenge in most low-and middle-income countries. To assess male partners involvement in of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and associated factors in East Badawacho woreda, Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2019.
Methods: A community based study was conducted from July 1-30, 2019 on a sample of 402 male partners whose wife ANC visit in the past six months. The calculated sample was allocated to all Kebeles, and a sample household with eligible male partner was selected from each kebele using simple random sampling technique. Structured was administered to male partners. Data was entered using Epidata version 3.1 and exported to SPSS Version 20 for analysis. analysis was used to see the overall of the study subject with the variables under study. Both bivariate and analysis (binary regression) was used to factors associated with male partner’s involvement in PMTCT. P value of <0.05 was considered as with 95% interval.