Training Modules on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission and Paediatric HIV Care in Low-Resource Settings
Welcome. This online training course aims to meet the in-service educational needs of midlevel health care providers, programme managers, and policy makers in resource-limited countries by providing the most current information available about paediatric HIV care and mother-to-child transmission of HIV (MTCT). The training course is based on World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on paediatric antiretroviral therapy and PMTCT. A South Africa Training Course is also available. Each self-paced module contains an evidence-based discussion; an embedded glossary; collections of related resources; and interactive exercises. The course consists of 7 modules.
Additional information about the modules can be found on the training course about page .
- Module 1: Does This Patient Have HIV? HIV Testing and Counselling
- Module 2: Does This Child Have HIV? Determining Early Infant and Pediatric Diagnosis of HIV Infection
- Module 3: How Sick Is This Child? Clinical and Immunological Staging of Infants and Children with HIV
- Module 4. Does This Child Need Medications? Eligibility for Antiretroviral Treatment and Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis
- Module 5: What Is the Best Regimen for This Child? Initiating Antiretroviral Treatment for Infants and Children with HIV
- Module 6: Does This HIV-Positive Pregnant Woman Need Medications? Effective Interventions to Prevent Perinatal Transmission of HIV
- Module 7: How Are Things at Home? Key Psychosocial Issues for Infants, Children, and Adolescents Living with HIV
On completion of a module in this course, users may fill out an evaluation online and afterwards print a letter of completion from the Center for HIV Information (CHI). Please see the evaluation page at the end of each module for more details.