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Update on the Science of Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission

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English: Slide Presentation [4.7MB]


This resource is a slide-set providing a technical update on prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT). The slide set highlights efforts to improve both the efficacy of the PMTCT regimen and the efficacy of the programmatic cascade. It also describes current ongoing research seeking to elucidated the best regimen for PMTCT in women who don't require treatment for their own health in order to maintain maternal and infant wellbeing , increase HIV-free survival of infants, and minimize selection of HIV strains resistant to antiretroviral medication.

Publisher: National Institutes of Health, UCSF Center for HIV Information
Language: English
Format: Slide Presentation
Regions: Global, Sub-Saharan Africa
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Pharmacists, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Researchers
Topic Areas: Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications, Perinatal Interventions
Resource Type: Research Summaries and Reviews