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[pronut-hiv] HIV and infant feeding: PATH satellite session

  • From: "Ted Greiner" <>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:27:45 -0700 (PDT)

The following presentations can now be accessed on

Ted Greiner, PhD

2006 International AIDS Conference HIV and infant feeding: PATH satellite session, #113 Infant feeding counseling is intended to be an integral part of preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programs. During this session, a panel of experts addressed how counseling is taking place in actual programs, focusing on challenges experienced and the resulting need to strengthen existing policy guidance and implementation practices.
Tuesday, August 15, 2006, 7:00?8:30 a.m.
Skills Building Room 6
Christina Kramer (tel: 202.822.0033)
Presentations Moderator: Christina Kramer, senior program officer, PATH, USA
Appropriateness of prenatal infant feeding choices by HIV positive women: implications for infant outcomes (227 KB PDF)
Ms. Tanya Doherty, senior researcher
Health Systems Trust and Medical Research Council, South Africa
HIV transmission and mortality associated with exclusive breastfeeding: implications for counselling HIV-infected women (72 KB PDF)
Dr. Nigel Rollins, professor and researcher
University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Why consider breastfeeding cessation at 6 months for HIV+ mothers? (187 KB PDF)
Dr. Jean Humphrey, principal investigator
Zimbabwe Vitamin A for Mothers and Babies (ZVITAMBO) Project
Is early breastfeeding cessation by HIV+ mothers ?AFASS?in rural Zimbabwe? (137 KB PDF)
Ms. Naume Tavengwa, clinical social worker and PMTCT coordinator
ZVITAMBO Project, Zimbabwe
Postnatal decision-making on infant feeding among HIV+ mothers (345 KB PDF)
Dr. Ted Greiner, senior nutritionist, PATH, USA