mother-to-child transmission


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mother-to-child transmission

Vertical transmission, see there.
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The World Health Organisation had in 2009 recommended that antiretroviral drugs be started earlier in pregnancies to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
The Republic of Maldives became the second country in the Southeast Asia Region- and the 12th country in the world- to be certified by WHO to have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.
She said the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) - Ghana Chapter, which she led, had collaborated with the Ghana AIDS Commission to organise many health outreaches to advocate for accelerated elimination of mother-to-child transmission through the National Acceleration Plan for Paediatric HIV Services.
Other modes of transmission include IDU - injecting drug use, bisexual relations, mother-to-child transmission and transmission of undetermined origin.
The program to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV as per the report has been scaling up rapidly in the past few years.As a result of the scale-up of this program since 2004, about 132,300 child HIV infections have been averted through to 2017 due to PMTCT scale up.
Four cases of mother-to-child transmission were reported while another five cases had no data on the mode of transmission.
Malaysia has become the first country in the Western Pacific to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis to the point that it is no longer a public health problem.
In this study, the researchers assessed male partner testing and the serodiscordance rate among pregnant women and their partners in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in Nigeria over a five-year period (2012 to 2016).
The success of South Africa (SA)'s prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme is well documented, demonstrating a significant reduction in the early infant transmission rate over the past decade from >20% to <2%.
Injecting drugs accounted for 16 new cases, with four cases of mother-to-child transmission.
Compared to hepatitis C, new hepatitis B infections among children are declining -from approximately 4.7% prevalence in the pre-vaccination era of the early 1980s to 1.3% - due to scaled-up efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission and global coverage with the three doses of hepatitis B vaccine.
Additionally, strong prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs in LAC have driven rates of vertical transmission of HIV from 14% in 2010 to 8% in 2015, averting an estimated 28 000 new infections in children.