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What is the best service delivery model for PMTCT?

Lauren Alexanderson - April 22, 2016
Since the late 1990s, by providing services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, many countries have made significant progress toward eliminating new HIV infections in children. The introdu...
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Civil Society linkage with civilian sector pmtct private sector private sector health Systems Innovations
HIV Treatment & Prevention

New! Interactive HIV Testing & Treatment Country Policy Database

Lauren Alexanderson - Feb. 9, 2016
The AIDSFree Guidance Database brings together national HIV testing and treatment guidance from many priority countries around the world. Use this interactive database to prepare guideline revisions f...
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Adherence and Retention Antiretroviral treatment (ART) research Clinical Guidelines country context global health policy HIV hiv testing HIV testing and counseling HIV treatment Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling mobile testing Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct PreP treatment as prevention
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs

John Nicholson - Aug. 13, 2013
The Practical Information and Guidance for Integration of MNCH and HIV Programs Technical Brief is now available on the AIDSTAR-One website. With new prevention strategies on the horizon and HIV i...
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children Clinical Guidelines Maternal and Newborn Health Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct Scale-up Scaling up & managing at scale sub-saharan africa
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Technical Report: Promoting Community-Based PMTCT of HIV in Tanzania’s Kigoma Region

John Nicholson - July 16, 2013
From March to September 2012, AIDSTAR-One, in collaboration with the Jane Goodall Institute, the Kigoma Local Government Authority, and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, implemented a six mon...
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ARV community-based care Community Outreach hiv testing Mother-to-child Transmission Patient Education pmtct Targeted Interventions
HIV Treatment & Prevention

The Community Register Project: Improving Access to PMTCT Services in Zambia

John Nicholson - May 13, 2013
In Zambia’s Southern Province, the Community PMTCT Follow-up Register Project is improving access and adherence to HIV testing and treatment for pregnant women and their children. The program works th...
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Adherence HIV testing and counseling Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct Zambia
HIV Treatment & Prevention

HIV Prevention Update: February 2013

John Nicholson - March 13, 2013
The February HIV Prevention Update is now available on the AIDSTAR-One Website. Read about the latest HIV studies including those that focus on rethinking PMTCT, the promise of combination prevention,...
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Announcements HIV prevention Monitoring & Evaluation Mother-to-child Transmission pmtct
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Assessment of the Integration of PMTCT within MNCH Services at Health Facilities in Tanzania

Daniel C - Oct. 24, 2012
In guidelines released in 2010, the World Health Organization recommends that health facilities integrate prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) with maternal, newborn, and child health (M...
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health facilities Integration and linkages to care mnch Mother to child transmission pmtct Tanzania
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Assessment of the Integration of PMTCT within MNCH Services at Health Facilities in Tanzania

Daniel C - Oct. 24, 2012
In guidelines released in 2010, the World Health Organization recommends that health facilities integrate prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) with maternal, newborn, and child health (M...
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Adherence follow-up Integration mnch pmtct
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Practical approaches for administering nevirapine to newborns in low resource settings

Elizabeth Glaser - July 7, 2012
Practical approaches for administering nevirapine to newborns in low resource settings - address challenges of adherence and accurate dosing of nevirapine for women who deliver at home. Practical ap...
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pmtct pmtct nevirapine kenya
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

What will it take to eliminate pediatric HIV?

Daniel C - May 19, 2012
In this Spotlight on Prevention, R. J. Simonds and Laura Guay from the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation discuss how an unprecedented expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs during...
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AIDS-free infants Mother to child transmission Pediatric HIV pmtct treatment
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Increasing Access to Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Services

Daniel C - Aug. 30, 2011
Increasing Access to Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Services C Daniel
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AIDSTAR-One evidence-based practice infant care pmtct
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Adherence to Combination Prophylaxis for Prevention of Mother-to-Child-Transmission of HIV in Tanzania

Yue Guan - June 16, 2011
Adherence to Combination Prophylaxis for Prevention of Mother-to-Child-Transmission of HIV in Tanzania Guan Yue
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HIV maternal health pmtct prophylaxis Publications & Research
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Triple-Antiretroviral Prophylaxis to Prevent Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission through Breastfeeding—The Kisumu Breastfeeding Study, Kenya: A Clinical Trial

Sarah Arnquist - April 8, 2011
Triple-Antiretroviral Prophylaxis to Prevent Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission through Breastfeeding—The Kisumu Breastfeeding Study, Kenya: A Clinical Trial Arnquist Sarah ...
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Kenya pmtct triple therapy
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

HIV February Prevention Update

John Nicholson - March 1, 2011
HIV February Prevention Update Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement Developing targeted interventions HIV male circumcision men who have sex with men Mother to child transmission pmtct prevention Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission Youth Zimbabwe
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Toolkit To Support Program Planning for Implementation of the Revised WHO Guidelines

Elena Ghanotakis - Feb. 26, 2011
Toolkit To Support Program Planning for Implementation of the Revised WHO Guidelines Ghanotakis Elena
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DIstrict Planning Mother to child transmission pmtct Revised WHO Guidelines Scaling up & managing at scale
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Special double issue of HIV Prevention Update

John Nicholson - Jan. 19, 2011
Special double issue of HIV Prevention Update Nicholson John
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Addressing structural risk Community engagement cost effectiveness High-risk groups iPrEx male circumcision Monitoring & Evaluation MSM pmtct postexposure prophylaxis PreP Risk Assessment Scaling up & managing at scale Sexual transmission
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Improving a Mother to Child HIV Transmission Programme through Health System Redesign: Quality Improvement, Protocol Adjustment and Resource Addition

Yue Guan - Nov. 18, 2010
Improving a Mother to Child HIV Transmission Programme through Health System Redesign: Quality Improvement, Protocol Adjustment and Resource Addition Guan Yue pone.001389...
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Mother to child transmission pmtct protocol adjustment quality improvement Scaling up & managing at scale
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Advancing the Science in a Time of Fiscal Constraint: Funding For HIV Prevention Technologies in 2009

Thomas Harmon - July 22, 2010
Advancing the Science in a Time of Fiscal Constraint: Funding For HIV Prevention Technologies in 2009 Harmon Thomas
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circumcision investment microbicide pmtct PreP prevention Research resource tracking vaccine
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Current guidelines on formula vs. exclusive breastfeeding?

Maria May - June 10, 2010
Hi, What are the current guidelines in resource-poor settings for counseling women with HIV around using formula for their infants or exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months? If anyone knows ...
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breastfeeding formula Mother to child transmission pmtct
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Non-adherence in PMTCT (SD-NVP)

Anat Rosenthal, PhD - May 4, 2010
Hi all, Another study on non-adherence in PMTCT (SD-NVP) was published recently (Kuonza et al 2010) noting, among other things, the association between Non-adherence to the infant dose of nevirapin...
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ANC Home Deliveries Patient Education pmtct SD-NVP