HIV testing in pregnant women
Numerator: programme records, such as antenatal care registers or labour and delivery registers. Some people pick up several months of antiretroviral medicine at one visit. If the duration of the medicine picked up covers the last month of the reporting period, these people should still be counted as receiving antiretroviral therapy (as opposed to having stopped treatment).
Annual or more frequently, depending on a country’s monitoring needs
- Known HIV infection at antenatal clinic entry.
- Tested HIV-positive at antenatal care during current pregnancy.
- Tested HIV- negative at antenatal care during current pregnancy. This should be based on the latest test result in the case of repeat testing.
- Cities (optional).
- Pregnant women who inject drugs.