This site provides information and guidance on HIV and pregnancy that will be of interest to clinicians as well as the general public.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
(NWGHAAD) will be held March 10, 2013.
Download the College's NWGHAAD Awareness Poster HERE.
Learn more about NWGHAAD.
NEW from the College (December 2012)
Click here for Gynecologic Care for Women with HIV, an interactive tutorial with FREE CME Credits
The College is pleased to announce a new free standing website dedicated to Women and HIV (July 2012).
Visit www.womenandhiv.org to learn more about HIV screening and testing, Gyn care for women with HIV, and other topics of interest for both clinicians and patients. Also, the site is an excellent resource for professional and patient HIV education materials, the latest research related to HIV and women, and contains links to relevant material from CDC, NIH, and many other agencies and organizations.
Updated Perinatal ARV Guidelines from NIH (July 31, 2012)
The Guidelines Panel now recommends that intravenous (IV) zidovudine is not required for HIV-infected women receiving combination ARV regimens who have HIV RNA <400 copies/mL near delivery. However, the panel does recommend that IV zidovudine should be administered to HIV-infected women with HIV RNA ≥ 400 copies/mL (or unknown HIV RNA) near delivery, regardless of antepartum regimen or mode of delivery.
See Women and HIV website for more information.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Women of Color (September 2012) *CO #536 replaces CO #414
This new Committee Opinion contains updated information on HIV screening and interventions, particularly for women of color.