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How Many Kids Got Hiv In St. Louis

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Hiv neg child from a hiv + mom without using ARV'S

Hi doc. Is it possible that an hiv+ mom can give birth 2 a hiv neg child without takin any Arv's?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, it's possible; however, the odds are dramatically improved when appropriate antiretroviral drugs are taken.Dr. Bob Read more »

talking to child about HIV/AIDS

What are some guidelines and resources for mothers w/ HIV/AIDS to talk to their child about living... Read more »

Passing HIV on to the child

Does the risk of passing HIV on to the offspring increase if both parents are HIV positive? Also... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Maternal Health and Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS

...low- and middle-income countries. However, much work remains to be done. An estimated 430,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2008, the vast majority through mother-to-child transmission. The new 2009 WHO recommendations for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Grant $7 Million to Curb Mother-to-Child HIV/AIDS Transmission in Ethiopia

...transmission in developing countries, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 9/8). In June 2002, Bush announced a three-year, $500 million HIV/AIDS initiative aimed at preventing vertical HIV transmission in 12 African nations and the Caribbean nations... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Hindering Namibia's Progress in Improving Child Health

... The spread of HIV/AIDS in Namibia over the past decade has halted the country's gains in improving children's health, and some organizations are Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF Report Examines Maternal, Child Health Worldwide, Including HIV/AIDS Issues

...from pregnancy complications than women in industrialized nations. The report also found some progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS among pregnant women. Among women ages 15 to 24 accessing prenatal clinics, HIV prevalence has decreased in 14... Read more »
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Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and Read more »

Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...quality of our peer education programme and for developing innovative and creative strategies to strengthen the participation of children in all aspects of our work. Key Competencies - Vietnamese national / University degree - Experience in... Read more »