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Pacific PMTCT Training Package - Fiji, Vanuatu, Kiribatu, and Solomon Islands

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The Pacific Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Training Package is a curriculum adapted from the PMTCT Generic Training Package in order to improve PMTCT services across four Pacific Island countries: Fiji, Vanuatu, Kiribati and Solomon Islands. Using an integrated, comprehensive approach to HIV and STI prevention and care for women, men, and children, the package provides information and introductory skills on the essential components of a PMTCT program, facilitates the reduction of HIV-related stigma, and promotes community linkages. It is composed of 9 modules. For each module there is a Trainer's Manual, Participant's Manual and a Presentation Booklet which can be downloaded individually or as a complete packet. A unique cover for each island nation can be used to to complete the manuals. [HIV prevention and treatment guidelines change frequently based on clinical research study findings. Please refer to the WHO or U.S. DHHS guidelines for the most current recommendations on ARV treatment and PMTCT.]

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Publisher: Rutgers François-Xavier Bagnoud Center, UNICEF Pacific
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Regions: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati, East Asia and Pacific
Audiences: Counselors, Doctors/Physicians, Nurses, Other Healthcare Workers, Peer Educators, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Program Managers, Trainers
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Perinatal Interventions, Primary Care of HIV Infected & Exposed Children, Primary Care of HIV-Infected Women, Testing & Counseling, Primary Prevention, Psychosocial Support, Infant Feeding
Resource Type: Curricula