Seattle Times Profiles Seattle Clinic That Specializes in Preventing Vertical HIV Transmission
The Seattle Times on Sunday profiled Seattle's Northwest Family Center, which specializes in treating HIV-positive pregnant women in order to prevent vertical HIV transmission. The center, which is sponsored by Public Health-Seattle & King County, partners with the University of Washington, the Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center and the Harborview Medical Center to provide specialty care ranging from obstetrics, neurology and pediatrics to case management by social workers. Since 1994, the center has helped more than 130 HIV-positive women give birth to HIV-negative infants (King, Seattle Times, 3/20). The complete article is available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.