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What does PMTC stand for?

PMTC stands for Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (of HIV/AIDS)

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Lack of knowledge, unavailability of well-equipped diagnostic laboratories, and problems in providing anti-retroviral therapy (ART) drugs are of great concern in these countries with adverse effects on the prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) programs (5).
Other efforts by the department to ensure that this goal is realised are: Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV multi-dose therapy, Immunisation, whose coverage currently stands above 95%; Nutrition, through crE che feeding - children receiving nutritional supplements and Vitamin A, Growth monitoring and Development; Integrated Management of Child hood Illnesses; Kangaroo Mother Care; and Perinatal Problem Identification Programme.
Tiriri health centre participates in the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Programmes that are supposed to be sweeping across Africa with the drugs - but not when the HIV test kits have run out, and it has never had antiretrovirals to dispense.
Boehringer Ingelheim will continue to supply nevirapine (Viramune(R)) free of charge within the Viramune(R) Donation Programme for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV-1, as there is a special need in developing countries where chronic treatment is not yet readily available.