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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission
3371.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission
This session presents different approaches to the reduction of mother-to-child HIV prevention within diverse communities and populations.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to: 1) Compare and contrast various appoaches to the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission. 2) Appreciate the lessons learned in mother-to-child HIV transmission.
Moderator(s):George Clifford, PhD, MPA
4:30 PMStatewide implementation of rapid HIV testing in labor and delivery: How does it play in Peoria?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mardge Cohen, MD, Ann E. Bryant, MD, MSc, Yolanda Olszewski, MPH, MS, Anne Statton, Patricia Garcia, MD, MPH
4:50 PMStudies find positive attitudes and use of condoms by HIV-positive women: An opportunity for PMTCT programs
Naomi Rutenberg, PhD, Carolyn Baek, MSC, Scott Geibel, MPH, Susan Kaai, MSc
5:10 PMPerceptions of stigma as barrier to HIV testing and PMTC medication for pregnant Ghanaian women  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kenyetta Jackson, MPH, Derek K. Richardson, BS, Timothy Johnson, MD, Frank J. Anderson, MD, MPH, Padi Ayertey, MB, ChB, Richard Adanu, MB, ChB, Deirdre Carroll, BA, Kathleen McCarthy
5:30 PMPrevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: Performance of rapid HIV-1 tests for high risk women in labor, St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region, Russia, 2004  [ Recorded presentation ]
Aza Rakhmanova, MD, PhD, Evgeny Voronin, MD, PhD, Natalia Akatova, MD, Natalia Khaldeeva, MD, PhD, Dmitry Kissin, MD, MPH, M. Kathleen Glynn, DVM, MPVM, Elena Vinogradova, MD, PhD, Sergey Kulev, Denise Jamieson, MD, MPH, Mida Samarskaya, MD, Alexei Yakovlev, MD, PhD, Galina Volkova, MD, PhD, Elena Stepanova, MD, William C. Miller, MD, PhD, MPH, Susan E. Hillis, PhD, RN
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Epidemiology; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA