Ugandan First Lady Calls for Increased Efforts to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission
April 6, 2009
Uganda's first lady Janet Museveni recently called for increased efforts to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in the country, Uganda's New Vision reports. MTC prevention efforts are a prerequisite in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Museveni said, adding that more than 90% of pregnant women have contact with a health care provider at least once during pregnancy.
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