HIV/AIDS

Guidelines for conducting HIV surveillance among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics based on routine programme data

UNAIDS/WHO working group on global HIV/AIDS and STI surveillance

Authors:
UNAIDS, WHO

Guidelines for conducting HIV surveillance among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics based on routine  programme data

Publication details

Number of pages: 88
Publication date: November 2015
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150972 5

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Overview

This document is written for national HIV surveillance programme staff responsible for monitoring trends in country HIV epidemics. Its purpose is to describe how routine prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme data can be used to conduct HIV surveillance among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics (ANC).

Technical guidance in this document covers:

  • surveillance design and implementation
  • site selection
  • sample-size calculation
  • data collection
  • analysis and interpretation
  • monitoring of surveillance
  • dissemination of results.

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