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Specific Populations: Women

Guidelines for Use of HIV Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy (Pocket Card) HTML

Source: AIDS Education & Training Centers National Resource Center

Printable document that includes recommendations for antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to prevent HIV transmission during pregnancy and for infants exposed to HIV.

http://aidsetc.org/sites/default/files/resources_files/pregnancy.pdf

HIV, AIDS, and Women HTML

Source: U.S. Office on Women's Health

Information about HIV/AIDS specifically for women, including testing, prevention, research, and treatment.

http://www.womenshealth.gov/hiv-aids/#

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical Cancer/Office on Women's Health HTML

Source: U.S. Office on Women's Health

Information about human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer for women who are infected with HIV.

http://www.womenshealth.gov/hiv-aids/opportunistic-infections-and-other-conditions/human-papillomavirus-cervical-cancer-and-hiv-aids.html

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and HIV/AIDS research and resources for women and girls. 

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/149/national-women-and-girls-hiv-aids-awareness-day

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV After Birth HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet providing information on the testing and treatment of babies who are born to HIV-positive women and other considerations these women face.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/24/71/preventing-mother-to-child-transmission-of-hiv-after-birth

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV During Childbirth HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on how to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV during childbirth, including information on HIV medications and scheduled cesarean deliveries.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/24/70/preventing-mother-to-child-transmission-of-hiv-during-childbirth

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on how to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, including information on the safety of HIV medicines during pregnancy.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/20/50/prevention-of-mother-to-child-transmission-of-hiv

The Use of HIV Medicines During Pregnancy
HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information about the use of HIV medicines during pregnancy, including information on medication safety, when pregnant women should begin taking HIV medicines, and which HIV medicines pregnant women should take.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/24/72/the-use-of-hiv-medicines-during-pregnancy

Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection or Infected with HIV HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection or Infected with HIV

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6124a4.htm

When One Partner is HIV+ HTML

Source: AIDS.gov

Information about mixed-status relationships (i.e., one person is HIV-infected and one person is HIV-uninfected), including links to fact sheets and other resources.

http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/prevention/reduce-your-risk/mixed-status-couples/

Women of All Races and Ethnicities Can Get HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Office on Women's Health

Information on HIV infection among women of racial and ethnic minority populations, including links to additional resources and organizations.

http://womenshealth.gov/hiv-aids/women-are-at-risk-of-hiv/women-of-all-races-ethnicities-can-get-hiv.html

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