Prevention of Vertical Transmission of HIV: Strategies, Successes, and Failures
In this presentation, I would like to review what is working and what is apparently not working as tools to combat Mother-to-Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV. With only 10% of the world population, Africa has more than 60% of the world’s people living with HIV and more than 90% of children with the virus are living in Sub Saharan Africa. It would take 8 years in the United States to reach the number of infants and children infected with HIV each day in developing countries.
KeywordsHuman Immunodeficiency Virus Type Vertical Transmission 13th International AIDS Postnatal Transmission Retinol Palmitate
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