HIV/AIDS - Preventing the Spread of HIV - Mother-to-Child

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Abstract:

This two-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about preventing the spread of HIV from mother to child. It explains how infants who are HIV-positive may have been infected. Treatments to protect newborns from HIV infection are discussed, such as delivery by Cesarean section (C-Section) and use of HIV drugs (antiretrovirals) by the HIV-positive mother during pregnancy. The document discusses the importance of HIV testing for mothers and newborns.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Antiretroviral therapy, Cesarean section, HIV/AIDS, Infant, Pregnancy, Women's Health
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
8/29/2013
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French
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Karen
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Nepali
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Swahili
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