Only 1 case of mother to child HIV transmission has been reported

Only 1 case of mother to child HIV transmission has been reported

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AIDS Program Manager Delcora Williams has reported only 1 case of mother to child HIV transmission over the past five years

With the required rate of 2 percent for HIV infections within OECS countries Williams said that Antigua and Barbuda is well within the range with only one case of mother to child transmission since 2012.

The program manager while speaking during an interview said that with the support received by the government, the main aim of the secretariat is to ensure the elimination of HIV transmission especially mother to child.

She continued giving details on how the secretariat plans to ensure elimination and offer more testing for individuals.

 

 

 

 

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