Antiretroviral regimens for preventing HIV infection in infants.

  title={Antiretroviral regimens for preventing HIV infection in infants.},
  author={Rene Ehounou Ekpini and C. Blake Gilks},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={83 7},
Several initiatives have been launched to reinforce countries’ efforts to scale up programmes for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, though the shift from donor-funded projects and limited initiatives towards nationwide programmes is very slow. Coverage of PMTCT programmes and uptake of services provided through them are still very low worldwide (1). Provision of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to mothers and infants is one of the… CONTINUE READING