KIRAN- Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) of HIV Programme

One of the modes of HIV transmission is from infected mother to child. The following table enlists an estimate of percentage of transmission of HIV via an infected mother to the unborn - baby.

Risk of Mother to Child Transmission
During Pregnancy   5%
During Delivery and Labour   15%
During Breast Feeding   15%

VKM initiated KIRAN in Kurla area (L ward) in collaboration with Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society since January 2006. The main objective of the project is to reduce Transmission of HIV from mother to child from 30-35% to 5-10% or less by 2007-2010.

How are we achieving our objectives?


Vijay Krida Mandal, Sai Hill, Bhandup (W), Mumbai - 78. India. Phone No : 022- 2595 9812