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Technical Brief: Integrating PMTCT of HIV Interventions with MNCH Services

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Summary

Integration of 2 services traditionally provided separately can be beneficial: maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. This technical brief provides an overview of the practical and policy components of integration, including: 1) an outline of the clinical considerations of integrating PMTCT and MNCH; 2) a description of strategies for developing policies that support integration of HIV services within the continuum of maternal care; 3) details about some of the particular challenges of PMTCT/MNCH integration; and 4) a list of selected resources that are available online.

Publisher: U.S. Agency for International Development
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Areas: Reproductive Health & Family Planning, Perinatal Interventions
Resource Type: Program Implementation