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COVID-19 in Children, Pregnancy and Neonates

May 15, 2020

In this recent review, the authors summarize the epidemiologic and clinical features of children infected with SARS-CoV-2 to date and also summarize the perinatal outcomes of neonates born to women infected with SARS-CoV-2 in pregnancy.   Citation: Zimmermann,... Read More
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Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV

Mar 20, 2020

The Interim Guidance for COVID-19 and Persons with HIV is now available on the AIDSinfo website. The guidance, which was developed collectively by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Antiretroviral and Opportunistic Infections Guidelines Panels, which... Read More

Updated HHS Perinatal Guidelines Released

Jan 09, 2020

On December 24th, 2019, the HHS Panel on Treatment of Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission announced the release of the updated Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Interventions... Read More

HIV-Specific Prenatal Classes to Start on Jan 28th

Jan 09, 2020

The next set of PACPI's prenatal classes are scheduled for Tuesday January 28th 10a – 2p, Tuesday February 4th 10a – 3p, and Tuesday February 11th 10a – 2p. Please see the attached flyer and email [email protected] to register.

New Name and Home for PACPI in 2020

Nov 19, 2019

After thirteen years partnering with the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) will relocate in Janaury 2020 to new offices in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood and debut a new name the Mother and Child Alliance. Read more about... Read More

Hotline Releases Updated Guidelines for Care of Infants with Perinatal Exposure to HIV

Aug 28, 2019

On August 28, 2019, the 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline released an update to their Best Practices for Care of Infants with Perinatal Exposure to HIV. These guidelines for Illinois replace the Hotline guidelines previously released in April of 2017. These updated... Read More

Epidemiology of Perinatal HIV Transmission in the U.S.

Jul 05, 2019

This article examines the most recent epidemiology of perinatal HIV transmission in the United States in the era of elimination. It looks at the perinatal HIV prevention cascade, annual births to women with HIV, the population of women living with HIV, and their... Read More

Reproductive Years of Women with Perinatally Acquired HIV

Jul 05, 2019

This article, written by members of the IL Perinatal HIV Hotline team, reviews existing evidence regarding the gynecologic and obstetric issues unique to reproductive age women with perinatally acquired HIV. Citation: Berhie S, Yee L, Jao J. The reproductive years... Read More

Updated Perinatal Guidelines Released Today

Dec 07, 2018

The HHS Panel on Treatment of Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission (the Panel) announced today the release of the updated Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women with HIV Infection and Interventions to... Read More

Eliminating Perinatal HIV in the United States

Dec 06, 2018

In this article, the authors describe progress thus far toward the goal of perinatal HIV elimination in the United States. They describe different approaches to perinatal HIV preventive services in the District of Columbia and five states, including Illinois. They... Read More

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