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Journal Articles
Progression and regression of premalignant cervical lesions in HIV-infected women from Soweto: a prospective cohort
Omar T, Schwartz S, Hanrahan C, Modisenyane T, Tshabangu N, Golub JE, et al. AIDS. 2010; 25(1):87-94. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980-2008: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5
Hogan MC, Foreman KJ, Naghavi M, Ahn SY, Wang M, Makela SM, et al. Lancet. 2010;375:1609-1623. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Intimate partner violence, relationship power inequity, and incidence of HIV infection in young women in South Africa: a cohort study
Jewkes RK, Dunkle K, Nduna M, et al. Lancet. 2010 Jul 3;376(9734):41-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Benefits and costs of expanding access to family planning programs to women living with HIV
Halperin DT, Stover J, Reynolds HW. AIDS. 2009 Nov;23 Suppl 1:S123-30. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Effectiveness of non-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy in women previously exposed to a single intrapartum dose of nevirapine: A multi country, prospective cohort study
Stringer JSA, McConnell MS, Kiarie J, et al. PLoS Med 7(2): 2010 Feb 16;7(2):e1000233. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Heterosexual HIV-1 transmission after initiation of antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort analysis
Donnell D, Baeten JM, Kiarie J, et al. Lancet. 2010 Jun 12;375(9731):2092-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with advanced HIV disease and pregnancy outcomes in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Ekouevi D, Coffie P, Benaud B, et al. AIDS. 2008;22:1815-20. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Use of antenatal clinic surveillance to assess the effect of sexual behavior on HIV prevalence in young women in Karonga District, Malawi
Crampin AC, Jahn A, Kondowe M, Ngwira BM, Hemmings J, Glynn JR, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2008;48:196-202. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Improvement of vaginal health for Kenyan women at risk for acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus type 1: Results of a randomized trial
McClelland RS, Richardson BA, Hassan WM, Chohan V, Lavreys L, Mandaliya K, et al. J Infect Dis. 2008;197:1361-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Understanding the impact of a microfinance-based intervention on women's empowerment and the reduction of intimate partner violence in South Africa
Kim JC, Watts CH, Hargreaves JR, Ndhlovu LX, Phetla G, Morison LA, et al. Am J Pub Health. 2007 Aug 29; Epub. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Association of HIV and malaria with mother-to-child transmission, birth outcomes, and child mortality
Brahmbhatt H, Sullivan D, Kigozi G, Askin F, Wabwire-Mangenm F, Serwadda D, et al. J Acqu Immune Defic Syn. 2008 Apr 1;47(4):472-6. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Impact of round-the-clock, rapid oral fluid HIV testing of women in labor in rural India
Pai NP, Barick R, Tulsky JP, Shivkumar PV, Cohan D, Kalantri S, Pai M, Klein MB, Chhabra S. PLoS Med. 2008 May 6;5(5):e92
Missed opportunities to address reproductive health care needs among HIV-infected women in antiviral therapy programs
Myer L, Rebe K, Morroni C. Trop Med Int Health 2007 Dec;12(12):1484-9. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Morbidity among HIV-1-infected mothers in Kenya: prevalence and correlates of illness during 2-year postpartum follow-up
Walson JL, Brown ER, Otieno PA, Mbori-Ngacha DA, Wariua G, Obimbo EM, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007;46:208-215. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Pregnancy and the risk of HIV-1 acquisition among women in Uganda and Zimbabwe
Morrison CS, Wang J, Van Der Pol B, Padian N, Salata RA, Richardson BA. AIDS 2007 May 11;21(8):1027-1034. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Prospective study of hormonal contraception and women's risk of HIV infection in South Africa
Myer L, Denny L, Wright TC, Kuhn L. Int J Epidemiol 2007 Jan 25.
Hormonal contraception and the risk of HIV acquisition
Morrison CS, Richardson BA, Mmiro F, Chipato T, Celentano DD, Luoto J, Mugerwa R, Padian N, Rugpao S, Brown JM, Cornelisse P, Salata RA, Hormonal Contraception and the Risk of HIV Acquisition (HC-HIV) Study Group. AIDS 2007 Jan 2;21(1):85-95.
Integration of antiretroviral treatment within antenatal care in Gauteng Province, South Africa
van der Merwe K, Chersich MF, Technau K, Umurungi Y, Conradie F, Coovadia A. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2006 Dec 15;43(5):577-81. Includes Commentary by UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Human papillomavirus types among women infected with HIV: a meta-analysis
Clifford GM, Goncalves MA, Franceschi S, HPV and HIV Study Group. AIDS 2006 Nov 28;20(18):2337-44.
Maternal antiretroviral drugs during pregnancy and infant low birth weight and preterm birth
Szyld EG, Warley EM, Freimanis L, Gonin R, Cahn PE, Calvet GA, Duarte G, Melo VH, Read JS, NISDI Perinatal Study Group. AIDS 2006 Nov 28;20(18):2345-53.
A prospective study assessing the effects of introducing the female condom in a sex worker population in Mombasa, Kenya
Thomsen SC, Ombidi W, Toroitich-Ruto C, Wong EL, Tucker HO, Homan R, Kingola N, Luchters S. Sex Transm Infect 2006 Oct;82(5):397-402. Includes commentary by UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Increased risk of incident HIV during pregnancy in Rakai, Uganda: a prospective study
Gray RH, Li X, Kigozi G, Serwadda D, Brahmbhatt H, Wabwire-Mangen F, Nalugoda F, Kiddugavu M, Sewankambo N, Quinn TC, Reynolds SJ, Wawer MJ. Lancet. 2005 Oct 1;366(9492):1182-8.
Guidelines and Best Practices
Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A Guide to Essential Practice
World Health Organization, October 2006. [PDF, 5.8MB]
Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents -- A Working Group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC). See also slide sets from the AETC National Resource Center.
Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants in Resource-Limited Settings: Towards Universal Access, Recommendations for a Public Health Approach
World Health Organization, August 7, 2006. [PDF, 2.4MB]
bullet.gifRapid Advice: ARV Treatment for Pregnant Women and Prevention of Infection in Infants
WHO, November 30, 2009. [PDF, 373K]
bullet.gifRapid Advice: HIV and Infant Feeding--Revised Principles and Recommendations
World Health Organization, November 30, 2009. [PDF, 219K]
Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States
Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission. PDF versions available [1.2MB ]. Training slides on perinatal guidelines are also available.
Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents
Recommendations of the CDC, the National Institutes of Health, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Guidelines on Care, Treatment and Support for Women Living with HIV/AIDS and Their Children in Resource-Constrained Settings
World Health Organization, June 19, 2006. [PDF, 1.6MB]
Management of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women
British HIV Association, 2007.
Medical Care of HIV-Infected Substance-Using Women
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, March 2005.
Nutrition Counselling, Care and Support for HIV-Infected Women: Guidelines on HIV-Related Care, Treatment and Support for HIV-Infected Women and their Children in Resource-Constrained Settings
WHO, September 21, 2004. [PDF, 3MB]
Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Testing during Labor and Delivery for Women of Unknown HIV Status: A Practical Guide and Model Protocol
Margaret Lampe, Bernard Branson, Sindy Paul, Carolyn Burr, Elaine Gross, Cynthia Eicher, Robert Maupin, Dawn Averitt, Brian Forsyth, Mary Glenn Fowler. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 30, 2004.
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
Determinants of HIV Knowledge and Condom Use among Women in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Matched Household andCommunity Data
Peter Glick, Josée Randriamamonjy, and David E. Sahn. Strategies and Analysis for Growth and Access. USAID, Cornell and Clark Atlanta Universities. 2008. [PDF, 263K]
Women and HIV in Prison Settings
UNAIDS, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 2008. [PDF, 378K]
Strategies for Change: Breaking Barriers to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care for Women
The Open Society Institute. August 2008.
Addressing Cross-Generational Sex: A Desk Review of Research and Programs
Bridge Project, Population Reference Bureau and USAID. 2007 [PDF, 800K]
Report Cards on HIV Prevention for Girls and Young Women
United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, 2007.
Malaria and HIV: The Impact on Pregnant Women and Infants
Arthur Ammann, MD, Sahai Burrowes, MALD, Center for HIV Information, University of California San Francisco. January 2007.
Fact Sheet: Women and HIV/AIDS in the United States
Kaiser Family Foundation, February 2006.
HIV/AIDS and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Literature Review
Harvard School of Public Health, Program on International Health and Human Rights, August 2006. [PDF, 180K]
Sex Work, HIV/AIDS and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Central and Eastern European Harm Reduction Network, December 2005. In English and Russian.
Strengthening HIV/AIDS Programs for Women: Lessons for U.S. Policy from Zambia and Kenya
Janet Fleischman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, May 2005. [PDF, 584K]
Implications of U.S. Policy Restrictions for Programs Aimed at Commercial Sex Workers and Victims of Trafficking Worldwide
Center for Health and Gender Equity, November 2004. [PDF, 194K]
Women and AIDS: A Growing Challenge
UNAIDS, July 6, 2004. [PDF, 38K]
Ensuring Equitable Access to Antiretroviral Treatment for Women
WHO, UNAIDS, 2004. [PDF, 165K]
Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infection in Infants in Resource-Limited Settings: Towards Universal Access, Recommendations for a Public Health Approach
World Health Organization, August 7, 2006. [PDF, 2.4MB]
bullet.gifRapid Advice: ARV Treatment for Pregnant Women and Prevention of Infection in Infants
WHO, November 30, 2009. [PDF, 373K]
bullet.gifRapid Advice: HIV and Infant Feeding--Revised Principles and Recommendations
World Health Organization, November 30, 2009. [PDF, 219K]
Management of HIV Infection in Pregnant Women
British HIV Association, 2007.
Nutrition Counselling, Care and Support for HIV-Infected Women: Guidelines on HIV-Related Care, Treatment and Support for HIV-Infected Women and their Children in Resource-Constrained Settings
WHO, September 21, 2004. [PDF, 3MB]
Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Testing during Labor and Delivery for Women of Unknown HIV Status: A Practical Guide and Model Protocol
Margaret Lampe, Bernard Branson, Sindy Paul, Carolyn Burr, Elaine Gross, Cynthia Eicher, Robert Maupin, Dawn Averitt, Brian Forsyth, Mary Glenn Fowler. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 30, 2004.
The Columbia Clinical Manual
Miriam Rabkin, Wafaa El-Sadr, Elaine Abrams. The MTCT-Plus Initiative, International Center for AIDS Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 2005. [PDF, 5.0MB]
Conference Reports and Proceedings
"It's Time to Act": A Technical Seminar on Women and AIDS
International Center for Research on Women, The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS, Horizons, December 02, 2004.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
HIV, Women,and Motherhood
Audio interviews with women on the subject of motherhood and living with HIV. Strategies for Hope. December 2008.
International Women's Day Briefing: A World of Women Together
Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) Conference, San Francisco, March 8, 2007. [RealAudio with slides]
International Women's Day Briefing: Women, Poverty, and HIV
Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) Conference, San Francisco, March 8, 2006. [RealAudio with slides]
HIV Risk-Reduction Interventions for Women: How Far Have We Come?
Ann O'Leary, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. Presented at amfAR's 17th National HIV/AIDS Update Conference, Oakland, CA, April 10-13, 2005.
International Women's Day Briefing: Women, Poverty, and HIV
Women's Global Health Imperative (WGHI) Conference, San Francisco, March 8, 2005. [RealAudio with slides]
Research Summaries
Sexual & Reproductive Health and HIV Linkages: Evidence Review and Recommendations
United Nations Population Fund, University of California San Francisco, UNAIDS, International Planned Parenthood Federation. August 2008. [PDF, 628K]
Addressing the Family Planning Needs of HIV-Positive PMTCT Clients: Baseline Findings from an Operations Research Study
Carolyn Baek, Naomi Rutenberg. Horizons Research Summary, Population Council, April 2005. [PDF, 291K]
Online Books and Chapters
Where Women Have No Doctor: A Health Guide for Women (Third Edition)
Hesperian Foundation, June 2006.
Antiretroviral Medications and Hormonal Contraceptive Agents Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Care of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Care of HIV-Infected Women Through the Life Cycle Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Cervical Dysplasia Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Vaginitis/Vaginosis Section: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care
AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2012.
Gynecology and Obstetrics
The Merck Manual for Health Care Professionals
Provider Education and Training
Care of Women Living in Limited Resorce Settings, ReproLearn Tutorial
ReproLearn, JHPIEGO Corporation, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and USAID, 2003.
Clinician Support Tools
HIV Case Finding and Secondary Prevention for Women: Clinical Risk Assessment and Screening Guide
Linda Frank, Avram Machtiger, David Korman, and Anna Forbes. Pennsylvania/Mid Atlantic AETC, September 2006. [PDF, 350K]
A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women with HIV/AIDS
Jean R. Anderson, editor. HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2005. See in particular the chapters on Gynecologic Problems, HIV and Reproduction, and Pharmacologic Considerations in HIV-Infected Pregnant Patients.
The Columbia Clinical Manual
Miriam Rabkin, Wafaa El-Sadr, Elaine Abrams. The MTCT-Plus Initiative, International Center for AIDS Programs, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 2005. [PDF, 5.0MB]
Program Management Materials
How to Integrate Gender into HIV/AIDS Programs: Using Lessons Learned from USAID and Partner Organizations
Interagency Gender Working Group, USAID. May 2004. [PDF, 725K]
Patient and Community Education
Women's Treatment Literacy Toolkit
Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS). 2007.
HIV and Women (Third Edition)
Rob Dawson. Aidsmap, 2007. [PDF, 166K]
Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS -- A Flip Book
International HIV/AIDS Alliance, September 30, 2006.
A Guide to HIV, Pregnancy & Women's Health
HIV i-Base, March 2013.
What Women Need to Know: The HIV Treatment Guidelines for Pregnant Women
Elaine Gross. François-Xavier Bagnoud Center at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2004. [PDF, 956K] Also in Spanish [PDF, 1MB].
Links
Women, Children, and HIV: Resources for Prevention and Treatment
State-of-the-art clinical information and training resources on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, care of women and children with HIV, and related topics. A collaborative project of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXBC) at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and the UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI).
HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women
The Body, launched March 2007. Includes interviews and podcasts.
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Contact and mission information for international advocacy organization.
UNIFEM: Gender and HIV/AIDS
A gender and HIV/AIDS webportal developed by UNIFEM in collaboration with UNAIDS. Includes links to news stories and journal articles.
International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
(ICAP) The Center's collection of PMTCT-related resources including several tools including some on infant feeding in the context of HIV infection.
Maternal and Child Health Library
The library's goal is to serve the maternal and child health (MCH) community with accurate, reliable, and timely information and resources. The site contains the MCH Alert newsletter, databases, bibliographies, and other information resources.
The Well Project: Pregnancy and HIV
Resource on women and HIV providing information on the latest treatments, therapies, and clinical trials, as well as advocacy tools, slide presentations, a forum for discussion groups, and project startup guides.