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
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.