Perinatal Interventions: Links
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The ACCESS Program is USAID's global program to improve maternal and newborn health. ACCESS works to expand coverage, access, and use of key maternal and newborn health services across a continuum of care from the household to the hospital, with the aim of making quality health services accessible for women and newborns. n.d.
AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC) National Resource Center (NRC)
Provides education and training resources targeted at the the United States' regional AETCs to support their mission to offer timely, high quality, state-of-the-art information to healthcare professionals working with existing and emerging populations affected by HIV. n.d.
A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Offers the latest federally approved information on research, clinical trials, and treatment for patients and health care providers. n.d.
AIDSinfo Drug Database
The AIDSInfo Drug Database contains fact sheets on more than 80 HIV/AIDS-related drugs. The fact sheets, in patient, health professional, and Spanish versions, provide information on the drug's use, pharmacology, and side effects. The database also includes approved and investigational antiretroviral drugs as well as drugs used in the treatment of opportunistic infections and cancers. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Antiretroviral Pregnancy Registry
The Registry is a voluntary prospective, exposure-registration, observational study designed to collect and evaluate data on the outcomes of pregnancy exposures to antiretroviral products. It is intended to provide an early signal of any major teratogenic effects associated with a prenatal exposure to the products monitored through the Registry. Site includes information on how to participate and registration forms which providers may print out and mail. n.d.
Elimination of Parent-to-Child Transmission (EPTCT)
This website is a platform created by a regional
task force to advocate for the global and regional
commitment towards the elimination of paediatric
HIV and Congenital Syphilis by 2015 in the Asia
Pacific Region. Asia-Pacific Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) Task Force.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Their goals are to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child, to improve the lives of children with HIV/AIDS and other serious and life-threatening diseases and to ensure that children are at the forefront of every scientific breakthrough. n.d.
EngenderHealth is a nonprofit organization that works internationally to support and strengthen reproductive health services for women and men worldwide n.d.
Family Health International
Formed in 1971, FHI is a leader among nonprofit international public health organizations, managing research and field activities in more than 70 countries to meet the public health needs of some of the world's most vulnerable people. n.d.
GenderandAIDS UNIFEM Web Portal
A comprehensive gender and HIV/AIDS web portal providing up-to-date information on the gender dimensions of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. n.d.
Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance
A nonprofit organization that uses African religious networks as a way to distribute antiretroviral drugs to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. n.d.
Global Coalition on Women and AIDS
An initiative of activists, government representatives, community workers, and celebrities, that seeks to stimulate concrete action to improve the daily lives of women and girls. The coalition focuses on preventing new HIV infections among women and girls, promoting equal access to HIV care and treatment, accelerating microbicides research, protecting women's property and inheritance rights, and reducing violence against women. n.d.
Global Strategies for HIV Prevention
Implements international strategies to prevent HIV infection through strategic alliances with those who share in a compassion for alleviating the suffering of children. n.d.
IAS-CTP Ghent International Working Group on HIV in Women and Children
A network of experts in the area of PMTCT. The
Ghent Group was set up in 1991 to bring together
researchers and policy makers and create an
environment in which issues relating to HIV
vertical transmission could be discussed, with an
emphasis on resource-limited countries. n.d.
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW)
An international network run for and by HIV-positive women which aim is to reduce the isolation of women living with HIV/AIDS by exchanging information on health issues, self-help, human rights, and setting up local support networks. n.d.
The initiative supports the provision of HIV-specific care, including access to antiretroviral options, to HIV-infected women and children identified in PMTCT programs, and to their HIV-infected family members as appropriate. n.d.
Safe Motherhood Inter-Agency Group
The Safe Motherhood Inter-Agency Group (IAG) seeks to contribute to improved maternal and newborn survival and well-being by promoting and supporting the implementation of cost-effective interventions in the developing world. n.d.
This site is meant to guide physicians and health care workers in the use of antiretroviral therapy and AIDS care delivery in resource-limited settings. Registered users may submit cases to the HIV Case Rounds section of the site, send questions to HIV specialists, and participate in the discussion forums. The site is a project of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. n.d.
The National Women's Health Information Center
The National Women's Health Information Center is a service of the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and provides health information through a call center and web site. The section on women and HIV/AIDS includes basic information on prevention, testing, treatment, and living with HIV. n.d.
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS n.d.
A woman-specific HIV Internet resource providing information on the latest treatments, therapies, and clinical trials, as well as advocacy tools, slide presentations, a forum for discussion groups, and project start-up guides. n.d.
The World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Web site. n.d.
WHO Department of Gender and Women's Health
The Department of Gender and Women's Health is charged with helping WHO's various programs and departments undertake the challenge of integrating gender considerations into their work. It is also responsible for researching and disseminating information on neglected topics directly pertaining to women's health, such as gender-based violence against women. n.d.