Daily Archives: April 9, 2012

WHO updates HIV treatment guidance for pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in babies

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With little fanfare, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently published a “Programmatic Update” on the use of antiretrovirals (ARVs) to treat pregnant women and prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) that identifies Option B and Option B plus as preferable to Option A.  Both Option B and Option B+ call for the administration of triple […]