Contribution of Reproductive Health Services To The Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Publish Year : 2003
Publisher : Population Council and Reproductive Health Matters
Author Name : I. Askew, M. Berer
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Description :

This paper reviews and assesses the contributions made to date by sexual and reproductive health services to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, mainly by services for family planning, sexually transmitted infections and antenatal and delivery care. It also describes other sexual and reproductive health problems experienced by HIV-positive women. It describes how sexual and reproductive health programmes can make an important contribution to HIV prevention and treatment, and that STI control is important both for sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS control. It concludes that more integrated programmes of sexual and reproductive health care and STI/HIV/AIDS control should be developed.


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