mother-to-child transmission


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mother-to-child transmission

Vertical transmission, see there.
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Yet in all the standing-room-only seminars with scientists presenting data on drugs reduce mother-to-child-transmission, one pressing concern of African AIDS activists and HIV-positive women was never raised: Just how ethical is it to offer treatment against mother-to-child transmission without treating the mothers?
In a study of pregnant women, ACTG 076, the estimated risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV was less than 8% in zidovudine-treated infants (antenatal, perinatal, and neonatal drug administration) versus almost 25% in the placebo group.
WASHINGTON -- Chevron announced today at the 2012 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) a partnership initiative with Pact, the Business Leadership Council (BLC), mothers2mothers and the Global Fund to aggressively combat crisis-level mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nigeria, Angola and South Africa.
She said she has also pushed for treatment and care through her Beyond Zero Initiative and as patron of the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Keeping Mothers Alive Campaign.
Injecting drug use accounted for 35 new cases, while there were seven cases of mother-to-child transmission.
The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce that the World Health Organization (WHO), in conjunction with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), recently declared that Bermuda has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis (EMTCT)joining a very short list of just five other countries worldwide to have achieved this goal.
At the same time, significant progress has been made in the Region of the Americas over the past ten years in expanding access and coverage of HIV care and treatment and in achieving elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis (1, 2).
with HIV received the most effective drug regimens (as recommended by WHO) to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus.
More than 90% of paediatric HIV infections occur through mother-to-child transmission (MTCT).
151 The government has launched an HIV counselling and testing campaign to reach 16 million people, rapidly expanded circumcision rollout, enhanced prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes, promoted integration of the treatment of HIV and tuberculosis, and drastically increased its budget to expand ART to 1.
Mylan Inc (Nasdaq: MYL), a pharmaceutical company, in collaboration with the Elton John AIDS Foundation, is donating a combined USD1m to the Business Leadership Council for a Generation Born HIV Free for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nigeria, it was reported yesterday.
Even though we have antiretroviral drugs that can work to prevent mother-to-child transmission, not every pregnant woman is being tested for HIV, and less than 60 percent are receiving the prevention drugs, particularly in countries with few resources.