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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.
Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival (BASICS II)
Supports child survival programming at the district, national, and global levels. The project is charged with achieving the greatest possible country-level impact on major threats to child health and providing technical leadership in policies and programming. 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.
Infant and Young Child Nutrition Project
This is the website of an infant and young child
nutrition promotion project of the U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID). Begun in 2006,
the five-year project aims to improve nutrition
for mothers, infants, and young children and
prevent the transmission of HIV to infants and
children. IYCN seeks to provide proven
interventions that are effective during pregnancy
through the first two years of life. Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, U.S. Agency for International Development.
La Leche League International
The mission of La Leche League is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. This website has information on breastfeeding, related legal issues, and resources for health care providers. La Leche League International.
A worldwide project to support breastfeeding, related complementary feeding and maternal nutrition, and the lactational amenorrhea method. n.d.
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS n.d.
Wellstart's mission is to advance the knowledge, skills, and ability of health care providers regarding the promotion, protection, and support of optimal infant and maternal health and nutrition from conception through the completion of weaning. n.d.
The World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Web site. n.d.