Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 3

Successful Implementation of Prevention of HIV Mother-to-child Transmission (PMTCT) in Tlemcen, Algeria

Badla Y1, Benmansour Z2, Labdouni MH2, Brahimi H1 and Benabdellah A1*

1Faculty of Medicine, Tlemcen, Algeria
22Faculty of Medicine, Oran, Algeria

*Corresponding Author: Benabdellah A, Faculty of Medicine, Tlemcen, Algeria.

Received: February 01, 2022; Published: February 28, 2022

Abstract

Prevention of mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus transmission programs are increasingly implemented in antenatal clinics. Elimination of mother and child HIV infection (EMTCT) has been advocated worldwide. In this study we learn about the progress and practice of EMTCT in Tlemcen Algeria

Keywords: Prevention of Mother-to-child-HIV; Antenatal Clinics; Algeria.

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Citation

Citation: Benabdellah A., et al. “Successful Implementation of Prevention of HIV Mother-to-child Transmission (PMTCT) in Tlemcen, Algeria”. Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.3 (2022): 132-135.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Benabdellah A., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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