HIV Infection in Women, Children, and Adolescents
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
2022 - 2023
Presents the epidemiology of AIDS and HIV infection, risk factors, and social context for women, children, and adolescents, demonstrating how the epidemic in these three populations are linked biologically, epidemically, socially, and politically. Discusses prevention issues, the theoretical bases of prevention programs, and programatic and policy issues. Emphasizes the epidemiological and behavioral factors that have shaped the current epidemic of HIV infection. Expert guest speakers present their work.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss distribution and determinants of HIV/AIDS infection among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
- Explain some issues in the clinical practice of HIV/AIDS medicine among pediatric, adolescent, and female populations
- Describe issues unique to HIV-infected females, such as childbearing, breastfeeding, and domestic violence