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Unformatted text preview: HIV Counselling and Testing Dr. KANUPRIYA CHTURVEDI Dr. S.K.CHATURVEDI LESSON OBJECTIVES understand the integration of HIV Counselling and Testing into HIV prevention programmes discuss Health providers role in maintaining confidentiality provide information to pregnant women about HIV testing explain the meaning of positive and negative HIV test results identify needs of the newly diagnosed HIV-positive woman After completing this LESSON, the participants will be able to: HIV Counselling and Testing (CT) Is vital for identifying HIV-positive persons to provide services Provides an entry point to comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support Helps identify and reduce behaviors that increase HIV transmission risks Becomes available to all Young people and women of childbearing age and their male partners HIV Counselling and Testing (CT) HIV Counselling Confidential discussion(s) between an individual and the care provider to examine HIV transmission risk and explore HIV testing HIV Testing The process that determines whether a person is infected with HIV or not HIV CT it is integrated into ANC settings and is the entry point for HIV care cycle. Counseling and Testing as an Entry Point to MCH/HIV Prevention Post- delivery care and support VCT and its links with other services Prevention of unintended pregnancy Community action to reduce Stigma & discrimination Primary prevention of new HIV infection Safer obstetric practices Safer infant feeding Antiretroviral prophylaxis...
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