Prevention on Parent to Child Transmission of HIV – What is New?

@article{Lala2012PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention on Parent to Child Transmission of HIV – What is New?},
  author={Mamatha Murad Lala and Rashid H. Merchant},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={79},
  pages={1491-1500}
}
Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV has been at the forefront of research in the field of HIV/AIDS since the PACTG 076 proved successful in 1994. This was followed by many trials with single, dual, or triple Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART), with or without breast-feeding, with different modes of delivery. These trials aimed and promised to find a relatively simple, low-cost intervention that could virtually eliminate the risk of HIV transmission from mother to child, cutting… CONTINUE READING
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