30 November 2019

Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV

Indonesia is one of the countries in the world reporting a rising number of new HIV infections in recent years, with a profile similar to countries with concentrated epidemics. There are currently estimated to be 640,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Indonesia. In 2019 the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that 38% of cases were among women. …, The Implementation of PMTCT Program in Indonesia, Since 2008, UNICEF Indonesia has been supporting Papua and West Papua Governments in strengthening the PMTCT Program at provincial and district level. Initial implementation was started in 2012 with Sorong City as one of pilot sites, in addition to Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya.   The early diagnosis of HIV is very important for initiation of care…, Stories from PMTCT Program, Read more about our work Ibu Ratna greets the students Living a Full Life with HIV Looking at Ratna is like looking at the proof that PLHIV still can lead a normal life. Siti in Puskesmas Less Alone: How Peer Supporter Helps Peer support is really important for PLHIV (People Living with HIV), who still face a lot of stigma and shame. Ibu XXX…, The story of Flori and Yoris, Flori and her husband have been living with HIV since 2004. This condition didn't discourage them to have children - they kept looking for more information and prepared everything they need to join the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) program.  This program brought a light for their future. It gifted Flori a chance to get…