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Prevention of HIV transmission through breastfeeding: position statement

EAGA contributed to the BHIVA/CHIVA position statement on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission through breastfeeding.

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Prevention of HIV transmission through breastfeeding: position statement

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The British HIV Association (BHIVA) and the Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA) have produced a position statement on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection through breastfeeding.

This supersedes the 2004 guidance from EAGA on HIV and Infant Feeding.

EAGA contributed to this position statement through membership of the working group.

Published 15 May 2012
Last updated 20 January 2014 + full page history
  1. Added updated recommendation for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) following occupational exposure to a source with undetectable HIV viral load
  2. First published.