HIV - Positive Pregnant Women Mental Health Intervention in the Prevention of Mother to Children HIV Transmission in North Maluku Province – Indonesia
This paper presents mental health interventions for HIV-positive pregnant women in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Pregnant women with HIV have a double burden not only because of their pregnancy but also because of their HIV infection, making them vulnerable to mental health problems. The mental health policies of HIV-positive pregnant women in North Maluku Province, Indonesia have not been managed properly in public health services such as primary health care and hospitals. Mental health management needs to be integrated with maternal and child health service providers. The mental health disorders experienced are not recorded properly, and further studies are needed to determine the mental disorders that occur and their effects on the series prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Keywords - Mental Health, Pregnant Women, HIV, Prevention of Vertical Transmission