Pediatric HIV

Universal Access Progress reports according to the 2010, it resembles that 90% of HIV infections in children is addressing form mother –to-child-transmission, this HIV virus is passed from mother living with HIV infection to fetus during the fetal developmental stage. The most Common infections in HIV-positive children will includes ear and sinus infections, pneumonias, sepsis , Intestinal illness, skin disease, urinary tract infections and meningitis.

Antiretroviral Therapy is the best initiating treatment for the pregnant woman for preventing mother-to-child transmission. This Antiretroviral therapy should be started in early stage to the pregnant mother and also to the infant during the delivery stage.