HIV in Pregnancy

HIV in Pregnancy

The HIV is a special type of virus called retrovirus. It prevents the body’s immune system from providing a natural defense against infection. The virus infects special cells that are found in the blood known as CD4 cells, multiplies in them, and destroys them. Although the body will attempt to produce more CD4 cells, their numbers will eventually decline, and the immune system will stop working; this is the end stage of the disease called AIDS. The disease occurs more in developing than in developed countries and it is more prevalent in the sub -Saharan Africa than in any other part of the world.


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1. Our HIV policy

2. Epidermics of HIV in Africa

3. HIV and infant feeding

4. HIV control at home. living with HIV

5. HIV in Pregnancy

6. HIV operational plan 2013

7. HIV preexposure prophylaxis

8. HIV Prevention in healthcare workers

9. HIV RX for adults

10. HIV RX in children

11. HIV RX in couples

12. HIV virus and transmission

13. Prevention of HIV in the general public

14. Rx of pregnant women

15. WHO on Rx of HIV 2013

16. WHO_HIV_2012.12_eng