MOTHER/CHILD TRANSMISSION

British Medical Journal

Family Health International

Women, Children and HIV

Women, Children and HIV Briefings

The World Bank

World Health Organization

An editorial, “Preventing mother to child transmission of HIV: the role of Cesarean section,” by the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health.

http://sti.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/76/4/231

Formed in 1971, Family Health International is among the largest and most established nonprofit organizations active in international public health with a mission to improve lives worldwide through research, education, and services in family health. “Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV” is another well-researched article, although dating from 1998.

http://www.fhi360.org/explore/content?search_api_views_fulltext=Preventing+Mother-to-Child+Transmission+of+HIV&op=Search

This web site provides a wide range of resources on the prevention and treatment of HIV infection in women and children, targeted at health workers, program managers, and policy makers in resource-limited settings. Click on HIV Resource Library for more than 1,000 resources related to the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS infection in women and children.

http://www.womenchildrenhiv.org

Antiretroviral Treatment, Breast-Feeding, and Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV” is an extremely well-documented series of briefings about preventing and treating HIV infection in women and children.

http://www.womenchildrenhiv.org/wchiv?page=tp-02-02

This article is titled “Stigma Borne With Hope: Mothers, Children Face Dual Challenges,” and highlights the use of antiretrovirals.

http://go.worldbank.org/7Z9TYN6Y91

This web site provides mother-to-child transmission publications of the World Health Organization, as well as several related links.

http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/mtct/en/

 

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