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Epidemiological Study of HIV Infection / AIDS Pregnant in the City of Likasi

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 8)

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Page : 907-910

Keywords : HIV / AIDS infection - Gestante - Epidemiological study;

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The HIV infection is an outcome of development and public health. Our cross descriptive study has-been avocation at the prevalence calculation and determination of the profile of seropositive pregnant women as well as the determination of risk factors among the variables Studied. The transmission of HIV from mother to child is the major way of the new-born infant and contamination. The voluntary screening of HIV counselling and the protection of the transmission of HIV from mother to child are therefore of great importance During Pregnancy. The investigation has-been the carried out in 1682 were queues of pregnant women for the voluntary screening of HIV in the city of Kolwezi, 63 boxes-have-been found seropositive (3.7 %, 95 % CI 2.8 - 4.6 %). The infection is THUS real and present in pregnant women HAVING expected oven antenatal clinics where the protection of mother to child HIV transmission has-been established. The HIV infection is determined by civil status, occupation, educational level, parity, abortion, age and presence of sexual transmitted disease (STD).

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