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  • Meds May Impact Prenatal Screening in HIV+ Patients

    Pregnant women with HIV taking integrase inhibitors at the time of their non-invasive prenatal screening test had a lower mean fetal fraction than those who were not taking the medication, a small study found here.

    08 June 2017 | MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
  • The living legacy of the Global Plan: eliminating HIV in children

    The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) has released a special supplement on the incredible journey of the Global plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive (Global Plan), which documents the history of the Global Plan and outlines what the future holds as efforts to end AIDS among women, children and adolescents accelerate.

    20 April 2017 | UNAIDS
  • The U.S. Should Continue Its Fight against AIDS in Children

    PEPFAR is a standout example of how to achieve great things through strategic U.S. foreign-assistance investments — and of how public–private partnerships can wed the efficiencies of the private sector with the scale and reach of the public sector. By maintaining the program’s funding — something we both advocate — the United States and this administration will be well positioned to celebrate a historic public-health achievement: the end of the AIDS epidemic for an entire generation of children.

    10 April 2017 | National Review
  • Big Drop in Number of U.S. Babies Born With HIV

    The number of infants born with HIV in the United States has dropped from 216 in 2002 to 69 in 2013. More than 80 percent of new cases are from ethnic minority mothers and almost 40% occur in five Southern states.

    21 March 2017 | Web MD
  • Pregnant women without legal status 'too afraid to seek NHS care'

    Growing number of women who fear being reported to Home Office or being hit with high bills are avoiding NHS, charities say.

    21 March 2017 | The Guardian
  • Integrating ART postnatally improves outcomes for mothers, children

    Integration of ART into maternal and child health services during the postnatal period leads to significant improvements in women’s participation in HIV care and resulting viral suppression, according to findings presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).

    21 February 2017 | Healio
  • How Thailand eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission

    Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, thanks to a pragmatic multi-sector response backed by strong political commitment and heavy government investment, a study published in Paediatrics and International Child Health reports.

    09 February 2017 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
  • Liverpool leads research project to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV

    (University of Liverpool) Researchers from the University of Liverpool's Institute of Translational Medicine have been awarded a grant of up to US$ 8.9 million (GBP £5.8m) to lead a multinational research consortium that aims to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

    01 December 2016 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
  • Pregnant and diagnosed with HIV: the group providing support for mothers

    mothers2mothers (M2M) is an Africa-based NGO that has helped 1.4 million HIV-positive mothers in nine sub-Saharan African countries.

    06 September 2016 | The Guardian
  • Maternal HIV status may disrupt normal microbiome development in uninfected infants

    A study led by researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) suggests that maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of their HIV-uninfected infants.

    29 July 2016 | HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today
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