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OBJECTIVESAFTER COMPLETING THE COUNSELINGMODULE,PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE ABLE TODescribe the role of HIV counseling and testing in thePMTCT (ANC and maternal settings)Identify positive counselor qualities, effective skills tocommunicate. Discuss the health care workers role in maintainingconfidentiality. Provide information to pregnant women about HIVtesting. Importance of couple HIV counseling and testingCHCT. Identify measures to minimize stress and support HCWand care givers ( care for the carriers) Importance of support supervision for counselors.INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELINGCounseling and testing in PMTCT is a fundamental servicein that:1. Identifying women who are HIV positive .2. Provide an entry point to comprehensive HIV/AIDStreatment ,care and support.3. Help clients identify and take steps to reduce behavior thatincrease risks of HIV infection or transmission.4. Needs to be available to all women of child bearing,especially those who are pregnant.5. Need to be available to male partners (male involvement)6. Offers clients the right to decline HIV testing.ADVANTAGES OF COUNSELING AND TESTING FORPMTCTThe primary advantages of HIV counseling and Testing is forthose who do not know their HIV status to learn their status.1.For women who are negative HIV Counseling and Testingprovides an opportunity-Gain information and support to remain uninfected.2.For women who turn out positive.-make informed decisi

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