Pediatric AIDS Program
Pediatric AIDS Program,
an endeavor administered by the Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau for children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which produces acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Projects funded under the program provide comprehensive health services to the children and social support for affected families. Prevention of HIV infection among children and the identification of HIV-positive pregnant women along with counseling and follow-up care are also part of the Pediatric AIDS Program.