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Psychosocial support to HIV positive mothers in Malaysia primary care clinics

Abdullah, Fa’iza (2015) Psychosocial support to HIV positive mothers in Malaysia primary care clinics. In: 2015 Wonca (Asia Pacific) Regional Conference, 4th-8th March 2015, Taipei International Convention CenterTaipei, Taiwan . (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Overview HIV/AIDS HIV disease affecting 16,000 people each day ~ 40 million PLHA worldwide: 17.6 million are women and 2.7 million are children < 15 years old Total number of HIV positive until 2010 > 90,000 cases > 13,000 cases - death related from AIDS disease. The number of “new cases HIV positive in women” is increasing trends from 9.5% in 2000 to 19.1% in 2008. From 1998 to 2006 - 1,042 HIV positive mothers identified in government health facilities and 35 HIV-infected babies were born - representing a crude vertical transmission rate of 3.2%. In 2013 – The crude vertical transmission rate was 1.8% - adheres to the national perinatal Prevention Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) management protocol.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech/Talk)
Additional Information: 5838/42356
Uncontrolled Keywords: HIV positive, mothers
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Health & Family Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: SR NUR FARHANA LATFI
Date Deposited: 14 May 2015 16:02
Last Modified: 14 May 2015 16:02
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/42356

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