Guidelines for counselling around HIV and pregnancy
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Guidelines for counselling around HIV and pregnancy

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Published by Jacana Media in [Harare] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statement[produced by SAT, Southern African AIDS Trust].
SeriesHIV counselling series -- no. 13
ContributionsSouthern African AIDS Trust.
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2009/00026 (R)
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23231119M
ISBN 109781920152062
LC Control Number2009334190

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In one Nigerian study among HIV-positive pregnant women, the prevalence of IPV was 17% before HIV testing and increased to 63% after testing for HIV and disclosing status. A Zimbabwean study showed that the risk of IPV in pregnancy was greatest among those women testing positive for HIV Cited by: OBJECTIVES: This study assessed HIV counseling and testing among pregnant women. METHODS: A survey was administered to women who gave birth at 66 Chicago-area hospitals in and RESULTS: Fifty-eight percent of the women received HIV counseling, and 65% were offered testing. Fifty-six percent were tested for HIV. These guidelines are based on public health considerations for HIV testing, including the principles of counseling before and after testing, confidentiality of personal information, and the understanding that a person may decline to be tested without being denied health care or other services, except where testing is required by law (5). Background. More than million people are currently living with HIV, and million (%) of these are adolescents ages 10–19 years (1, 2) , there were more than new HIV infections each day worldwide ().Around of these new cases were adolescents and youth ages 15–24 (2, 5).While most of the approximately new cases of HIV that are diagnosed each day in.

  The guidelines on management of HIV in pregnancy and postpartum were released on Ma , by the British HIV Association (BHIVA). Screening. Pregnant women living with HIV should be offered peer support if it is available. Counselling for pregnant women Counselling can benefit pregnant women—or women wanting to become pregnant— who are either HIV-positive or unaware of their HIV status. It facilitates their making informed decisions about whether to become pregnant services. Ongoing counselling will help clients accept their HIV status, and take a positive. Provide key information on HIV to all women and explain at the first antenatal care visit how HIV transmitted and the advantages of knowing the HIV status in pregnancy G2. Explain about HIV testing and counselling, the implications of the test result and .   OPTIONS: Universal counselling and offering of HIV testing to all pregnant women versus targeted testing of only pregnant women at high risk for HIV infection. Antiretroviral treatment protocols for HIV-positive mothers and their infants are discussed as the intervention to reduce mother-to-child transmission rates.

CONSOLIDATED GUIDELINES ON JULY HIV TESTING SERVICES 5Cs: CONSENT, CONFIDENTIALITY, COUNSELLING, CORRECT RESULTS AND CONNECTION #Test4HIV _Layout_HIV Testing_Guidelines Version 1 01/03/17 The Panel strongly recommends that use of DTG be accompanied by appropriate counseling to allow patients and their health care providers to make joint decisions about treatment. This counseling guide summarizes considerations that should be addressed when counseling pregnant women and women who are trying to conceive about the use of DTG. This guideline is designed to provide practical tools and guidance for staff providing patient support education and counselling to children and adolescents aged between 0 and 18 and infected with HIV. This guideline is built on experiences from MSF projects and recommendations from the literature. The guideline offers recommendations on. Pre HIV Test Counselling Guidelines. A positive HIV test result if you are pregnant could support early treatment & information can be provided on how to prevent HIV transmission to the baby. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus & it attacks the human immune system that people need to fight off infections like the cold or flu.