PMTCT

“It is unacceptable that only half of children born to women living with HIV are tested as infants and less than half of HIV-positive infants initiate treatment” said…

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UNICEF has long been at the heart of global efforts to put the HIV epidemic into an irreversible and rapid retreat.

At the turn of the century, and the beginning of the Millennium Development Goals, an HIV diagnosis was equivalent to a death sentence for…

A total of 30 participants from India, Nepal, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the United States attended the webinar on March 20, 2017 to discuss Thailand's lessons…

A total of 105 participants from Uganda, Nepal, Iran, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya, and many other countries attended the webinar on March 9th which featured new…

By Ricardo Pires

18 March 2016 – Twenty-nine-year-old Melina Nkosi* had to wake up before dawn and walk for two and a half hours to reach the…

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On Thursday August 9, 2018, Dr. Lynne Mofenson presented selected abstracts on PMTCT, children and adolescents presented at the 10th International Workshop…

Child Survival Working Group - Policy Briefs

Urgent and ambitious 2020 global targets are on the horizon, yet there has been insufficient progress in paediatric and adolescent HIV to date. Scaling up HIV…

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CSWG Policy Brief: Engaging community and faith-based organizations to deliver PMTCT and pediatric HIV services

To reach global pediatric HIV targets, efforts must extend beyond clinic doors. Community-based organisations (CBOs), faith-based organisations (FBOs) and places of…

CSWG Policy Brief: Strategies to improve retention of mother-baby pairs in PMTCT programs

Approximately half of HIV infections among children take place during breastfeeding. While there has been success in retaining pregnant women on antiretroviral…