What Works in Treatment for Pregnant Women Living with HIV? The Latest Evidence is Now Available at WhatWorksforWomen.org

What Works Association

Timely access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) is vital to ensuring safe motherhood and reducing vertical transmission. Treatment guidance and programming has changed dramatically in recent years. While progress has been made in improving maternal health, more is needed, including efforts to support women's decision-making in treatment and to better engage men in safe motherhood programming.

What Works Association is pleased to announce its review of the latest evidence for HIV treatment in antenatal care.  This update includes the most recent evidence for programming and research with an overview of current issues, the most up-to-date evidence for What Works and Promising interventions, and critical gaps in the literature.

The update can be accessed at the links above at www.whatworksforwomen.org and a pdf version is available on the Download page.  

This update builds upon the recent HIV treatment general update, which included the latest evidence on issues surrounding Provision and Access, Adherence and Support, and Staying Healthy and Reducing Transmission

September 8, 2016
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Briefs, Case studies and success stories, Guidelines and Policies, Programmatic guidance, Reports and Fact sheets, Systematic reviews, Tools, Websites or databases
timely initiation of ART, early ART initiation, ART initiation, vertical transmission, treatment guidelines, safe motherhood programming, PMTCT, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), antenatal care, treatment, HIV prevention, antiretroviral therapy, ART, ARVs, antiretroviral drugs, maternal and child health

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