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Prevention: Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Elimination of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (EMCT) in the United States HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) new framework directed at the goal of eliminating mother-to-child (perinatal) HIV transmission (EMCT) in the United States.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/gender/pregnantwomen/emct.html

HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information and statistics about perinatal transmission of HIV (i.e., HIV transmission from mother to child during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or breastfeeding) and challenges associated with preventing perinatal HIV transmission.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/group/gender/pregnantwomen/index.html

One Test. Two Lives. HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about the “One Test. Two Lives.” campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which focuses on ensuring that all women are tested for HIV infection early in their pregnancy. The campaign offers obstetric providers access to a variety of resources and materials for their patients, to help encourage universal voluntary prenatal testing for HIV.

http://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/ottl/

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

Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines on biomedical, behavioral, and structural interventions that can help reduce the risk of HIV transmission from persons with HIV.

http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/26062

Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014: Summary for Clinical Providers HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A summary of recommendations intended for clinical providers who serve persons with HIV in health care facilities.

http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/26063

Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014: Summary for Health Departments and HIV Planning Groups HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A summary of recommendations intended for nonclinical providers who work in community-based organizations or health departments operating outside of health care facilities and who offer HIV testing, health education, risk-reduction interventions, partner services, case management, or assistance with linkage or referral to medical and social services.

http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/26065

Recommendations for HIV Prevention with Adults and Adolescents with HIV in the United States, 2014: Summary for Nonclinical Providers HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A summary of recommendations intended for nonclinical providers who work in community-based organizations or health departments operating outside of health care facilities and who offer HIV testing, health education, risk-reduction interventions, partner services, case management, or assistance with linkage or referral to medical and social services.

http://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/26064

Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Web-based guidelines for treating HIV-infected pregnant women and interventions to prevent perinatal transmission, including information on drug regimens, safety and toxicity of medications, delivery options, and care of infants born to HIV-infected mothers.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines/html/3/perinatal-guidelines/0/#

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

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