MOH Conducts Elimination Mother-to-Child Transmission of (HIV) & syphilis Workshop
MOH Conducts Elimination Mother-to-Child Transmission of (HIV) & syphilis Workshop17/12/2019
The Ministry of Health’s the Directorate General of Disease Surveillance & Control (DGDSC) represented by the department of Communicable Disease Control organized today (Tuesday) a workshop on Elimination Mother-to-Child Transmission (EMCT) of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis at the Holiday Muscat Hotel.
The workshop was held under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Saif Al Hosni, MOH’s Undersecretary for Health Affairs, with the participation of health and medical cadres.
The workshop aimed at introducing the services provided to the woman’s program from pregnancy to postpartum, highlighting the mechanism of the validation process, in addition to the methods applied in the diagnosis, treatment, and following up of the pregnant and child from HIV and syphilis.
The workshop outlined the PMTCT of HIV services in Oman, management of HIV and Syphilis in pregnancy, and addressed case studies on HIV in pregnancy.