Unit 5: Women and HIV

Clinicians are trained to:
• Identify factors that make women vulnerable to HIV.
• Identify the main components necessary to provide comprehensive health care to women.
• Apply the comprehensive approach to the management of Women and HIV in practice.
• Integrate HIV prevention and family planning into a women’s health visit.
• Counsel HIV discordant couples who wish to conceive.
• Understand the difference between myths and facts about rape.
• Examine a rape victim.
• Explain the procedures for Post Exposure Prophylaxis.
• Explain the relationship between cervical cancer and HIV.
• Identify ways that clinicians can encourage men to support women’s health.
• Identify the key elements of obstetric and postpartum care for HIV+ women.
• Manage the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV.

This unit contains approximately 11 hours of training sessions.

Publication Name
Facilitator Manual
Facilitator Manual: contains all of the information needed to carry out the training, including preparation and material lists, step-by-step instructions for leading training sessions, pre- and post-tests, and all content from the Participant Handbook.
Publication Name
Participant Handbook
Participant Handbook: contains all of the content that participants are trained on (text and illustrations) and also any case studies, scenarios, small group discussion questions, or role plays needed for training sessions. Participants use the handbook during training sessions and afterwards for review.