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Hiv Aids During Pregnancy

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pregnancy and aids/hiv

IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ARE PREGNANT WOMEN REQUIREDTO TAKE HIV/AIDS TEST?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...required. However, because HIV is one of the most common infections that can be passed from mom to baby, routine testing of pregnant women for HIV (along with testing for other infections such as syphilis, hepatitis, etc) is recommended.... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

So-Called "Global Gag Rule" Has Made HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy Prevention More Difficult for Women Worldwide, Opinion Piece Says

...as the so-called "global gag rule," have "made it harder for women in Africa and elsewhere to prevent HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies," Elizabeth Maguire, president of the nongovernmental organization Ipas and former director of USAID 's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

90 Million Girls Worldwide Missing Primary School Education Because of HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy, Other Factors, UNICEF Report Says

...receiving primary school education, compared with 25 million boys, because of factors including HIV/AIDS, early marriage and teen pregnancy, according to a UNICEF report released Friday, the AP/ Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports (Klapper, ... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Microbicides: Prevention of HIV/AIDS, STIs and Unintended Pregnancy

...stages of development. They have the potential to allow millions of women around the world to protect themselves from infection and pregnancy more easily and less expensively. Patients seeking reproductive health services are often in need of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Child Marriage Puts Girls Worldwide at Risk of HIV/AIDS, Early Pregnancy; Ill. Sen. Durbin Drafts Legislation

...more likely to be educated and are healthier than the children of less-educated women, according to Rao Gupta. Early marriage and pregnancy also can limit young women from participating in society, according to Rao Gupta. "She is not able to feed... Read more »
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Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...1. Save the Children - scuk@scuk.netnam.vn Job Vacancy Project Officer: Child focused HIV/AIDS Intervention and Management Project, Vietnam Save the Children UK (SC UK) is an international development and child rights Read more »

HIV and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...now 19 y.o. and is interested in having a baby within the next two years. She's asked me if there's any info out there about pregnancy and HIV because she feels her doctor is not supportive of this. Since she hasn't asked, it's not clear if it's... Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Research Study Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »