Tuesday 7 August 2012

World Health Organization-Hiv Transmission-Mother's Day

Community Feature Story: Merck Supports Organization Working to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Africa

For the mothers2mothers organization, every day is Mother's Day. Each year millions of children in the developing world are born to mothers living with HIV. Without intervention, as many as 40 percent of them will transmit the virus to their newborns, and each year more than a 500,000 children under the age of 15 will die from HIV/AIDS-related illnesses, according to the World Health Organization. read more..

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