PPTCT

AcronymDefinition
PPTCTPrevention of Parent to Child Transmission (HIV program, India)
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We can definitely do better in ensuring quality of services for PPTCT and the free ART programme.
The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate the effectiveness of PPTCT programme implementation at SMGS Hospital, GMC, Jammu, for a period between January 2010 to December 2014.
PPTCT services provide access to HIV testing to all pregnant women to know their HIV status, ART, safer obstetric practices, neonatal ART, and safer infant feeding practices, which are the core interventions of PPTCT services; these services render the potential to reduce MTCT to less than 2%.
The clinics followed NACO guidelines for PPTCT and administered a single dose of nevirapine to the mother at the time of delivery and one dose to the infant within 72 h after birth.
Other than strengthening PPTCT services, there is need to ensure early infant diagnosis in HIV exposed infants - those born to HIV positive mothers.
The PPTCT programme has been rolled out in India by the National AIDS Control Organization and 6437 PPTCT centers are functional as on September 2009 (11).
We should focus to reduce vulnerability of women and children and make PPTCT a national emergency with 100% coverage to achieve near 100% success so that no child gets HIV vertically.
The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate the effectiveness of PPTCT programme implementation at Tertiary Medical College Hospital for the period between April 2010-March 2015.
Systematic appraisal of the PPTCT programme data is needed for choosing a scientifically sound and cost-effective surveillance strategy.
During the three days workshop various aspects of the disease were highlighted including PPTCT, STIs, VCT, ARVs and stigma and discrimination attached to patients suffering from HIV AIDS.
Regarding PPTCT (Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS) services, Seropositive Pregnant women were 261 (0.
Prevalence of HIV among Rural Pregnant Women Attending PPTCT Services at KLE Hospital, Belgaum.