Provide an overview of the state of perinatal HIV transmission in Illinois including activities, accomplishments, and future plans. Explore opportunities for participants to impact this issue in their work and local communities.
At the conclusion of this institute, participants will be
Explain the comprehensive set of activities and
programs in Illinois
to prevent perinatal transmission of HIV.
Describe the population of pregnant women with
HIV in Illinois.
Recognize trends in perinatal HIV transmission
in Illinois, and
describe the main causes of residual cases of perinatal infection.
Identify concrete steps to improve collaboration
perinatal HIV prevention efforts.
department personnel, case managers, nurses, allied health professionals,
public health professionals, health educators, social service and other
community-based agency staff, mental health and substance abuse counselors,
social workers, and HIV/STD prevention, counseling and testing personnel.