FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Published Date: 
Tue, 2015-03-10

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! This annual, nationwide observance focuses attention on the impact HIV/AIDS has on women and girls, and brings Federal, national, and community organizations together around supporting and empowering women and girls around HIV prevention and treatment. 

CityMatCH Project Awareness Monday’s: FIMR/HIV Project Update

Published Date: 
Mon, 2014-08-18

In 2005, the Fetal Infant Mortality Review(FIMR)/HIV project was created through the collaborative efforts of CityMatCH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (CDC), the National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).  The goal of the project has been to adapt the FIMR process in order to identify and address missed opportunities for perinatal HIV prevention & treatment.

CityMatCH’s FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology Aims at the Root

Published Date: 
Fri, 2014-06-27

NBC News reports that the National Institutes of Health is set to launch a trial in which newborns, infected with the AIDS virus, receive a three-drug cocktail similar to that given to adults to see if they can be cured. The trial is inspired by the Mississippi baby, reported to have been completely cured of HIV using the three-drug cocktail.

April: STI Awareness Month

Published Date: 
Fri, 2014-04-18

The Office on Women’s Health released its monthly Quick Health Data spotlight: April is STI Awareness Month; highlighting the ever-present need to address this public health challenge. FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology is an action-oriented community process that continually assesses, monitors, and works to improve service systems and community resources for women, infants, and families.

Eliminating Mother-To-Child Hiv Transmission: It’s Within Our Reach

Vol. 21
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This issue of CityLights features articles that are a collective call to action in the battle to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission (EMCT). Featuring articles on the national EMCT stakeholders group, which is using local data and actions to influence a national movement, in-depth information on the FIMR/HIV Prevention Methodology (, and the local perspective on FIMR/HIV, this issue will broaden your understanding of mother-to-child HIV transmission and why it is important for MCH.

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