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Lesotho HIV Care and Treatment Services

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The purpose of the project is to conduct activities involving effective and evidence-based approaches to providing comprehensive and integrated HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to adult and pediatric populations, to include provider initiated testing and counseling activities as well as Prevention of Mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and elimination of pediatric HIV activities. The project intends to build and capitalize on the work done to date in Lesotho in these program areas since the inception of PEPFAR support in Lesotho.

10 Preguntas Sobre el Embarazo y el VIH

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This pamphlet provides information for pregnant women in the form of responses to 10 questions about HIV. It discusses whether a pregnant woman needs to be tested for HIV and why, how the disease is transmitted from mother to baby, what can be done for a pregnant woman with HIV infection and for the baby, when should a pregnant woman begin prenatal care and the benefits of prenatal care, whether the pregnant woman should be tested for other STDs, how to prevent HIV, and what else a woman can do to stay healthy. The pamphlet also gives contact information for public health agencies.

10 Questions About Pregnancy and HIV

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This pamphlet provides information for pregnant women in the form of responses to 10 questions about HIV. It discusses whether a pregnant woman needs to be tested for HIV and why, how the disease is transmitted from mother to baby, what can be done for a pregnant woman with HIV infection and for the baby, when should a pregnant woman begin prenatal care and the benefits of prenatal care, whether the pregnant woman should be tested for other STDs, how to prevent HIV, and what else a woman can do to stay healthy. The pamphlet also gives contact information for public health agencies.

Congenital Syphilis in Texas

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This information sheet discusses congenital syphilis, what it is, how big the problem is in Texas, how to test for it, reporting requirements, and treatment.

Testing and Counselling for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (TC for PMTCT): Protocol for Post-Delivery Settings

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This wall chart in the form of a flow chart provides information on the process to be followed by health care workers during testing and counseling women after delivery as part of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. The chart lists counseling procedures to be followed in pre-test session before offering the test, if the test is declined, if the test is performed and the result is negative, and if the test is performed and the result is positive.

Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

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This manual for clinicians provides guidelines for clinical care of persons with HIV/AIDS. This updated version incorporates many new insights, but the time-tested format has been retained – easy access to crucial facts for a busy clinician. The guide touches on every topic facing people with HIV and their caregivers.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Being a Positive Mother

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This information sheet provides information about pregnancy for women who have hepatitis C. It addresses situations for women considering pregnancy, women currently pregnant, and women who already have children.

Understanding HIV Persistence in Infants (R01)

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The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research in the pathogenesis of perinatal HIV-1 infection by elucidating HIV-1 immune responses in the setting of the infant's evolving immune system and mechanisms of establishment and maintenance of HIV-1 latent viral reservoirs. The goal of this FOA is to gain knowledge to be used in the future development of strategies to induce HIV-1 remission.

ARV Therapy in Pediatrics

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This poster is a pocket guide for antiretroviral therapies (ARVs) for pediatrics and pregnant HIV-infected women. It talks about different therapies and has "Important Points" about each drug.

Trends in HIV Infection, Stage 3 (AIDS) (through 2013)

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This slide set provides information on the surveillance trends of Stage 3 (AIDS) diagnosis in the United States and 6 dependent areas through 2013. Different surveillance breakdowns include: by transmission category; by male-to-male sexual contact; by race/ethnicity; by age of diagnosis; by heterosexual contact; by injection drug use; and by perinatal transmission. This slide set is also available in PowerPoint at: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ppt/statistics_surveillance_aidstrends.pptx.

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