PMTCT 6-week, post-6-week & final rate 2016

27 February 2019

There are particular challenges in maintaining women living with HIV in care and on effective ART throughout the breastfeeding period, as well as reducing, detecting and managing new infections occurring among women while they are pregnant or breastfeeding. As a result, in some countries more infant infections are now occurring during the postnatal period rather than pregnancy or labour.

Graphic showing 6 week - post 6 week - final transmission rate, by country