Day One


Women at the crossroads: HIV, reproductive health, maternal mortality, and child health
Wafaa El-Sadr, Columbia University

Maternal Health, HIV, and AIDS: Where Are We Now?

The contribution of HIV to pregnancy-related mortality
Clara Calvert, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Causes of death and impact of treatment – what do we know?
Isabella Danel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Neglected causes of maternal mortality
Clara Menendez, University of Barcelona

New maternal mortality classification system
Doris Chou, World Health Organization

HIV, AIDS, and Maternal Health Care

Safe conception and preconception planning, counseling, and care
Jean Anderson, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and Jhpiego

HIV and postpartum morbidity/mortality
Tshidi Hannah Sebitloane, University of Kwazulu Natal

Nutritional management of HIV-infected women of reproductive age
Wafaie Fawzi, Harvard School of Public Health

Enabling Resources and Barriers to Care

Maternal health in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART): A review of the literature
Edna Jonas, Management Sciences for Health

Stigma and discrimination as barriers to achievement of global PMTCT and maternal health goals
Janet Turan, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Reproductive health decision-making among women living with HIV
Lisa Messersmith, Boston University School of Public Health

Gender inequality and inequity as barriers to access maternal health care: a case of PMTCT service
Nomafrench Mbombo, University of the Western Cape

Day Two

Recap of Day One

Day 1 Recap
Heather Watts, National Institutes of Health

Lifelong Antiretroviral Therapy for Pregnant Women

Resource and programmatic considerations and issues
Karusa Kiragu, UNAIDS

Ethical and medical considerations and issues
Anna Coutsoudis, University of Kwazulu Natal

Relevant Experiences Implementing Option B+

Rollout of option B+: A multi-country experience
Anja Giphart, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Scientific and programmatic advances in PMTCT: To B or to B+
Roger Shapiro, Harvard Medical School

New policy guidelines increase utilization of services for elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Uganda
Esiru Godfrey, Uganda Ministry of Health