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    Posted on: March 19, 2013 - This site (K4Health)

    2. HIV transmission through breast milk

    to feed babies when a mother is HIV positive. File:  HIV transmission through breast milk (700.87k) ... Groups audience:  SAVE Toolkit This section offers information on how and why HIV is transmitted ... from mothers to babies through breastfeeding. Providing information to women and men on how it is best ...

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    Posted on: August 05, 2011 - This site (K4Health)

    World Breastfeeding Week in the Context of HIV: Focus on Communication

    of HIV transmission through breast milk. New evidence also shows that treatment of the mother ... with antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) significantly reduces the risk of transmitting HIV through breast milk. The new ... to HIV in breast milk. Breastfeeding reduces the risk of diarrheal disease, malnutrition, and other ...

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    Posted on: February 10, 2012 - This site (K4Health)

    Saving Low Birth Weight Babies by Keeping Them Warm

    be in a better position to succeed, and increase the likelihood of scale up worldwide. Heard of something new ... million of them each year do not survive their first month. A new nonprofit organization, Embrace, ... mother care, helping to promote and facilitate mother-baby bonding. The warmer is hypoallergenic, ...

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    Posted on: May 21, 2015 - This site (K4Health)

    Integrating Family Planning with a Maternal and Child Health Program by Initially Reaching Men in Isiolo County, Northeast Kenya

    was on engaging men by introducing them to a new concept: the health benefits of timing and spacing pregnancies. ... with friendly, positive counseling on HTSP and the contraceptives that would help them begin to time and space ... and CHWs talked with mothers during their child’s immunizations. CHWs also made household visits to discuss ...

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    Posted on: May 14, 2013 - This site (K4Health)

    Two New PEPFAR eLearning Courses on Key Populations

     acknowledges that new HIV infections continue to fall and more people than ever are starting treatment. ... Two New PEPFAR eLearning Courses on Key Populations Blog Series:  K4Health Highlights Although ... much progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, we still have more work and learning to do. ...

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    Posted on: May 10, 2016 - This site (K4Health)

    Partner Contributions

    for Health (MDH) – Dar es Salaam, Kagera Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (eMTCT) 3. ... positive mothers, what should be done to protect the baby. Malaria: signs and symptoms, preventing malaria, ... capacity of HIV positive youth, cervical cancer screening for women living with HIV 9. Baylor – Mwanza ...

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    Posted on: August 13, 2014 - This site (K4Health)

    New WHO Guidance Statement Reaffirms Contraceptive Options for Women at High Risk of HIV and Living with HIV

    New WHO Guidance Statement Reaffirms Contraceptive Options for Women at High Risk of HIV ... planning is one of the most effective methods of preventing HIV transmission. Barrier methods like male ... prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV by reducing the risk of unwanted or unplanned pregnancies. ...

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    Posted on: October 22, 2015 - This site (K4Health)

    K4Health Products

    reflect new WHO guidance on related topics such as task sharing, intimate partner violence, HIV, and other ... people every month  visit K4Health websites, which include:  K4Health Toolkits | Photoshare | POPLINE ... by Country  | Visit Toolkits by Topic: Contraceptive Methods | Cross-Cutting Technical Areas | Family ...

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    Posted on: October 31, 2014 - This site (K4Health)

    Integration: Family Planning and HIV/AIDS

    as appropriate, to HIV-positive women and their newborns; and counsel mothers on infant feeding.  PNC: ... as counsel the mother about infant feeding and breast care. Key Resources for HIV and MNC: WHO, 2010. WHO ... to national guidelines by providing women who are known to be HIV-positive with ARVs during an ANC ...

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    Posted on: August 08, 2013 - This site (K4Health)

    International Youth Day—The Future is Now

    global society,” and to engage them in becoming more actively involved in making positive contributions ... on prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). © 2007 Jennifer Orkis, Courtesy ... they are 18, and 10 percent become mothers by the age of 16. Worldwide more than 50 million adolescent girls ...

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