Journal Articles | February 2019

Risk of HIV Acquisition During Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Call for Action

Overview

Created by:

Lynne M. Mofenson

Country:

Zimbabwe; Eswatini; Cameroon; Côte d’Ivoire; Democratic Republic of Congo; India; Kenya; Lesotho; Zambia; United States; Uganda; Tanzania; Rwanda; Mozambique; Malawi

Topics:

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission; Strategic Information, Evaluation and Research

An editorial reflecting on the Thomson et al. analysis on HIV prevention strategies for women in the postpartum period. This piece highlights important implications for the study, including biological associations of pregnancy and HIV acquisition risk and the need to target HIV seronegative pregnant and breastfeeding women to reduce HIV incidence.  Read more