Understanding the risks associated with infectious diseases during pregnancy and how to address them through proper diagnostic testing can ensure that pregnancy outcomes will lead to healthy mothers and healthy babies. This webinar focuses on the Zika virus, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and HIV infections.
After this webinar, participants will:
• Understand the latest trends in Zika viral infection and testing in pregnancy.
• Know the current guidelines for infectious-disease testing in pregnant women.
• Understand the impact of proper infectious-disease testing on pregnancy outcomes.
Judith Monroe, MD, is president and CEO of the CDC Foundation. Her career focus centers on the intersection of primary care and public health. While at the CDC Foundation, Dr. Monroe has focused on developing public-private partnerships to extend CDC’s lifesaving work, ranging from chronic and infectious disease prevention to health emergencies, such as the response to Zika virus.