HAART and The Pregnant woman - ICAP

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HAART and The Pregnant woman - ICAP

Initiating HIV Infected Pregnant Women on HAART at MCH

1 st visit at ANC

Routine HIV counseling and testing

Immediate CD4 count testing

Counseling on infant feeding and PMTCT

Essential antenatal care

3-day follow up appointment for CD4 count results

2 nd visit at ANC

Conduct immunological and clinical assessment

Initiation of Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis

Baseline laboratory investigation for ART

ART preparatory and adherence counseling

1 week appointment for those eligible for ART

3 rd visit at ANC

2 nd ART preparatory/adherence counseling

Recording in ART file, clinical evaluation, drug education

Initiate ART for eligible pregnant women

2 to 4 weeks appointment

Regular follow up visits at ANC

On-going adherence counseling assessment and support

Counseling and support on ART prophylaxis

Clinical follow up, refilling of Cotrimoxazole and ARVs

Routine ANC and postnatal care

Follow up visits every 4 weeks

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