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DOH - Volusia Offers Program in Preventing Perinatal HIV Transmission

  June 08, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Event Location

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Daytona Beach
1845 Holsonback Drive
Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Conference Room 516A


Event Contact

MaryAnn Andersen
386-274-0664

Price: No Cost

Educate • Identify • Treat

The Path to Continued Success in Preventing Perinatal HIV Transmission


Hilda Leon, B.S.M., R.N., C.
Manager, Perinatal HIV Prevention Program
USF Center for HIV Education & Research

This program will highlight the importance of educating community providers on Florida’s law related to HIV/STD testing in pregnancy.

OBJECTIVES:

Identify the challenges related to increasing the HIV/STD testing rate of pregnant women in Florida.
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Recognize the importance of implementing consistent HIV/STD testing strategies to achieve a positive outcome for all HIV-positive women and their exposed newborns.

Hilda Leon has a long history of working in partnership with other community providers to care for and teach HIV positive pregnant women the importance of compliance with treatment and care for her and her baby.

  • Schedule

Event Starts: 2:00 PM

Event Ends: 5:00 PM