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What is FIMR/HIV?
Fetal & Infant Mortality Review(FIMR) is a community process that helps identify and address missed opportunities associated with perinatal HIV exposure and transmission.
Why is FIMR/HIV so important?
2.5% of HIV infected pregnancies in Georgia resulted in mother-to-child transmission (GA HIV Enhanced Perinatal Surveillance 2005-2010)
- Georgia’s rate is higher than national average (2.0%)
- It improves HIV care systems for pregnant women, thus leading to prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV.
- Brings together key partners and stakeholders to engage in discussions and plans for improvement
What is the goal of FIMR/HIV?
Identify gaps in care for not just HIV infected women but Maternal and Prenatal care and service throughout Georgia.
How does FIMR/HIV work?
FIMR/HIV is an action oriented process to eliminate mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV.
Page last updated 05/23/16