Prevention of mother-to-child transmission

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September 4, 2018

The Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative was a public-private partnership that expanded pediatric HIV services in nine sub-Saharan African countries from 2014-2016, providing treatment to more than 560,000 children living with HIV.

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August 23, 2018

Background: The recent scale-up of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services has rapidly accelerated antiretroviral therapy (ART) uptake among pregnant and postpartum women in sub-Saharan Africa.

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July 31, 2018

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Understanding the absolute and relative risk of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) acquisition during pregnancy and the postpartum period can inform HIV prevention strategies for women.

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July 25, 2018
Bright and early Wednesday morning, nine speakers and more than 70 participants from international development organizations, donor agencies, and academia gathered at AIDS 2018 to discuss best practices and lessons learned from The Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT), reflecting how we can sustain and continue to accelerate progress in reaching children and adolescents living with HIV. Participants asked thoughtful questions and engaged in lively discussion with the panel of speakers, including reflection on challenges with case identification and the need for countries to strategically position point of care diagnostics.
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July 25, 2018

Baylor-Malawi, with USAID funding, has developed a special JAIDS supplement featuring 11 articles which highlight lessons and best practices from the Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative, a public-private partnership that expanded pediatric HIV services in nine sub-Saharan

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July 23, 2018

Since WHO published the 2016 ARV guidelines, several studies have evaluated the safety and efficacy of dolutegravir (DTG) during pregnancy and the periconcep

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July 20, 2018

MEASURE Evaluation has published comprehensive guidance for developing an electronic solution using DHIS 2 to track patients across the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV continuum of care.

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June 26, 2018

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June 13, 2018

HIV acquisition during pregnancy and breastfeeding significantly contributes toward paediatric HIV infection; however, little is known about risk behaviours in HIV-uninfected pregnant and postpartum women.

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May 23, 2018

A study among pregnant women in South Africa has found many lack control over condom use – and would be willing to use pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to protect themselves and their babies from HIV.