Navigation Links
AIDS Treatment Activists Push UNAIDS and WHO to Meet Commitments to Reduce HIV in Women and Newborns
Date:5/21/2009

sal access on the one hand and gender equality on the other, and both have been vetoed by what has happened -- by the program itself."

ITPC's seventh Missing the Target report presents on-the-ground research conducted by civil society activists in Argentina, Cambodia, Moldova, Morocco, Uganda and Zimbabwe. The report's researchers highlighted some of the key findings about the provision of prevention of vertical transmission in each of their countries.

"Women alone bear the weight of PMTCT and the result of a possible positive HIV test," said Othoman Mellouk, from Morocco.

"Many pregnant women, especially those who live in isolated or poor communities, visit a clinic for the first time late in their terms, and may not be tested for HIV or receive information about prevention of vertical transmission," said Lorena Di Giano, from Argentina.

"PMTCT is reaching only a handful of Cambodian women and their babies. Only about one in ten HIV-positive mothers and their babies receive antiretroviral drugs to prevent vertical transmission," said Kem Ley, from Cambodia.

"In Uganda, many HIV-positive mothers are forced by stigma, poverty or cultural pressures to practice risky mixed-feeding, rather than exclusive breast-feeding, which is safer for their babies," said Richard Hasunira, from Uganda.

"HIV-positive women in Moldova who disclose their status and seek treatment and care for themselves and their babies often face stigma and discrimination. They may also face discrimination and violence from their families," said Liudmila Untura, from Moldova.

"Many women in Zimbabwe lack the hard currency needed to pay transportation and hospital costs, so more and more of them are delivering their babies at home without expert health care and access to prevention of vertical transmission services," said Caroline Mubaira, from Zimbabwe.

The rep
'/>"/>

SOURCE International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Fertility Treatment Twins More at Risk for Hospitalizations
2. Clinical Topicals Makes Breakthrough Migraine Treatment Available Free to Soldiers
3. Protein that suppresses androgen receptors could improve prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment
4. With Heart Attacks, Fast Treatment Matters
5. Nexavar Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Advanced Liver Cancer
6. Headache Sufferers Turn to Neurologychannel for Reliable Information about New Headache Treatments
7. Haverford Wellness Center Launches Web Site Devoted to Accurate Diagnosis and Proper Treatment to Cure Lyme Disease
8. Nanotechnology May Simplify Antibiotic Treatment
9. New Data Demonstrate RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment May Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Hospitalizations in Patients with Schizophrenia
10. Trubion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present Positive Data From a Phase 2b Re-treatment Study of TRU-015 at the 2009 EULAR Annual Meeting
11. Study Cites Gains in Gall Bladder Cancer Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/25/2014)... 25, 2014 The global HCIT outsourcing ... 7.6%, to reach $50.4 billion by 2018 from $35 ... industry, and pharmaceutical industry are driving the HCIT outsourcing ... enhance their focus on core business, reduce operational and ... staff (further reducing hiring and training costs), share risk, ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... 2014 Background: , In 1998 Bob ... is a pioneer in the field of establishing recovery community ... treatment system and when he retired, he set out to ... public service. , 1. Where are the ... them? , 2. Can the recovery community be organized ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 ... Chinese Molecular Diagnostics Industry, 2009-2019 is a ... and Chinese Molecular Diagnostics industry. The report ... Diagnostics including its classification, application and manufacturing ... China’s top manufacturers of Molecular Diagnostics listing ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 ... transvaginal mesh lawsuits ( http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/ ) filed ... litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District ... for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in a ... plaintiffs. In a ruling issued on October 21st, ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... blood supply to an arm or a leg before heart ... according to a new study. "During heart surgery ... to be able to operate on it. After some time ... produce energy because it doesn,t get oxygen. When we shut ... an arm or a leg, the body prepares for an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Global HCIT Outsourcing Market to Grow at 7.6% CAGR to 2018 Says a Premium Research Report Available at ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:CCAR Accepting Nominations for the Bob Savage Recovery Advocate of the Year Award 2Health News:Global and China Molecular Diagnostics Industry Analysis to 2019 is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Global and China Molecular Diagnostics Industry Analysis to 2019 is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Global and China Molecular Diagnostics Industry Analysis to 2019 is Now Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, As Federal Judge Denies Motion for Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages in Florida Cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Brief Interruption of Blood Supply to Limb Might Aid Heart Surgery: Study 2
... Mylan (NYSE: MYL ),announced today that its Vice ... The Closing Bell(R) on the New York Stock Exchange ... celebration of the Company,s acquisition,of Merck Generics. Mylan announced ... of Merck KGaA,s generics business to become one,of the ...
... Energizer has forged a,national partnership with Susan G. ... message-the Power to Keep Going(R)-to more than 1.5 ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071004/AQTH013 ) Officials with both ... one. Energizer is the battery known around the ...
... Governor Gary Locke at the,Washington Smoking Cessation Policy ... Network,American Cancer Society, and American Lung Association will ... and,policy makers to discuss the dangers and costs ... Former Washington Governor Gary Locke,Senator Karen Keiser, Senator ...
... and vaccine research is booming. According to a report launched ... Institute for International Health, 16 new malaria vaccine candidates are ... to reach the market; and by 2011 we will have ... , However, this unprecedented level of malaria R&D activity is ...
... now playing a valuable role in assessing people held ... police doctor and improving response times, according to research ... Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton, UK, analysed just ... stations and interviewed 31 custody nurses, custody officers and ...
... EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 4 Computer Sciences,Corporation ... is one of 16 firms selected,by the Centers ... technology (IT) services for its Enterprise Systems Development,program. ... for all 16 firms, which has a one-year ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Energizer Joins Roster of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure(R) National Sponsors; Energizer(R) ReTreat Pampers Cancer Survivors With Traveling Mini-Spa 2Health News:Energizer Joins Roster of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure(R) National Sponsors; Energizer(R) ReTreat Pampers Cancer Survivors With Traveling Mini-Spa 3Health News:Washington Comes Together to Promote Smoking Cessation 2Health News:Malaria product portfolio would benefit from greater cohesion amongst stakeholders 2Health News:Malaria product portfolio would benefit from greater cohesion amongst stakeholders 3Health News:Nurses play a key role in police custody suites, complementing the traditional role of doctors 2Health News:Nurses play a key role in police custody suites, complementing the traditional role of doctors 3Health News:CSC Wins Enterprise System Development Contract From Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... Research ... addition of the  "Global and Chinese Acne ... their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ... Industry Report 2014 is a professional and ... the global acne medication industry with a ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014  As the building ... a company access to diverse skill sets and ... round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, effectively ... According to recent research, more ... as seeing a project not move forward due ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 2014  Rescheduling of hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) ... market, according to a new primary market research ... market research and consultation exclusively in the area ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153440 In August, the ... products from Schedule III to Schedule II status. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014 2Global and Chinese Acne Medication Industry Report 2014 3Work Around the Clock: Successfully Building & Managing Global Virtual Teams 2Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 2Hydrocodone: Rescheduled, Repositioned & Reinvented 3
... If you,re thinking about cosmetic surgery, your first stop ... into the future.   SculptMyDream.com is the first website ... using actual 3D photography.  Not only will this help you ... who can turn that dream into reality. (Photo: ...
... Solutions is showcasing its RFSuite RFID tracking and verification ... an RFSuite Symposium Monday, August 1st, from 12:30 – ... Waterfront, Vancouver. The event will include lunch, pre-registration is ... to view the invitation and register . CIVCO,s RFSuite ...
Cached Medicine Technology:See the Results of Your Breast Augmentation, Before Surgery 2CIVCO Showcases RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System at AAPM 2011 Booth #817 2CIVCO Showcases RFSuite RFID Tracking and Verification System at AAPM 2011 Booth #817 3
The Alexander McQueen eyewear collection focuses on a distinctive sophisticated style, with feminine lines, assertive shapes and original silhouettes....
QC HGB is an assayed quality control material for Hemocue analyzers. This control is a solution of stabilized human red cells and is available in 3 levels for monitoring analyzer performance at sever...
... EP is the first and only contact ... just beginning to have difficulty reading small ... everyone wants to enjoy the best vision ... or reading glasses. Fortunately, Biomedics EPs unique ...
... The table-mounted knee ... exposure for total knee ... flexible, open-frame design allows ... the knee during the ...
Medicine Products: