Improved access to services for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) has decreased vertical HIV transmission. However parallel attention to women’s access to HIV care and treatment for themselves ha... read more →
Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programmes have been scaled up substantially in recent years. In 2009, it was estimated that 50% of pregnant women in East and Southern Africa were tested for HIV, up ... read more →
The health of women who are mothers received renewed attention in 2010 through a series of global meetings and strategies but it remains unclear if these efforts will adequately address the sexual and reproductive health and ... read more →
"The Countdown to 2015 for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival monitors coverage of priority interventions to achieve the child mortality and maternal health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). A June 2010 Lancet article su... read more →
This project is part of an initiative led by WHO, in collaboration with UNAIDS and the Open Society Institute (OSI), to create a strategy and tools for policy-makers and programmers to integrate human rights into HIV testing ... read more →
In early September, the case of three HIV-positive women who filed suit saying they were sterilized at public health facilities without their consent resumed in the High Court of Namibia, garnering substantial international a... read more →
Women around the world have been disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS, particularly in the regions hardest hit by the pandemic, such as sub-Saharan Africa. But with increased global access to antiretroviral therapy (AR... read more →
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