Counselling and Caring for an HIV-Positive Woman
This chapter analyzes a case involving of Dr GH who finds that a clinic patient, Mrs JK, who is eight weeks pregnant, tested HIV positive. Her husband also tested positive. The pregnancy is Mrs JK's first. She asks Dr GH about the risk to herself and her child, because she wants the pregnancy to continue, and whether she can have treatment that will protect the child before birth. It discusses what medical, ethical, legal, and human rights considerations should guide Dr GH's response.
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