[PDF] Provisional considerations for the care of pregnant women in settings with high Zika virus circulation : document for health care professionals

World Health Organization
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO);World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication date:
02 May 2016


The purpose of this document is to provide updated information on the Zika virus for health professionals attending pregnant women. It isbased on the best evidence available to prevent infection, to make early diagnosis, to suggest treatment,  to monitor pregnancy and to report the case to the competent health authorities.

This document was developed by PAHO/WHO based on the antenatal care recommendations, together with the data and evidence currently available on the impact of the Zika virus on pregnant women.