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The objectives of this study were to identify culturally sensitive mechanisms for approaching husbands and/or influential males in order to increase their knowledge and perceptions about the health care needs of both women and newborns during the antenatal and postpartum period, including family planning, to identify specific program interventions that encourage husbands and influential males to support antenatal and postpartum health care needs for women and new born, including family planning, and to identify appropriate programmatic interventions that increase male knowledge about STIs and HIV/AIDS prevention practices, including dual protection.