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HIV Among Pregnant Women, Infants and Children

Fact sheet providing information on Women who are pregnant, children and infants. Women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should get tested for HIV as early as possible. If treated early in her pregnancy, a woman’s risk of transmitting HIV to her baby can be reduced to 1% or less. For children living with HIV, starting treatment early can help them live longer, healthier lives.

HIV and Women Fact Sheet

Information sheet highlighting HIV in women and how HIV diagnoses among women have declined sharply in recent years, more than 7,000 women received an HIV diagnosis in 2015. Black/African American women are disproportionately affected by HIV, compared with women of other races/ethnicities. Of the total number of women living with diagnosed HIV at the end of 2014, 60% (139,058) were African American, 17% (39,343) were white, and 17% (40,252) were Hispanic/Latina. Around a quarter of people living with HIV in the United States are women.

Understanding the HIV Care Continuum

This information sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the HIV care continuum, how it is used to improve outcomes for people living with HIV in the United States and how it helps guide the nation’s response to HIV.

What You Need to Know About Your Medicine for Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Infection – Isoniazid and Rifapentine

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This Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Treatment Fact Sheet Series is designed to complement patient education delivered by healthcare professionals. Each sheet provides patients with a written reminder of their treatment regimen, medication side effects, actions to take if side effects do occur, tips to help remain adherent to the medication, and instructions in the event a dose of medication is missed.

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