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Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants

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Summary

This update from the World Health Organization is on programmatic implementation of PMTCT. The update suggests that "Option B+," or providing triple antiretroviral therapy for pregnant women in antenatal clinics with the intention of continuing therapy for life, is a potentially attractive approach that should be considered by policymakers and implementers.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Format: PDF
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Areas: Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications, Perinatal Interventions
Resource Type: Program Best Practices