TITLE

Hard work, harder numbers

AUTHOR(S)
Tabah, Lindsay
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/4/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 10, p1000
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the challenges facing women giving birth in South Africa. These challenges include poor hospital service and lack of medical supplies and medicines to HIV-positive mothers and their babies. The lack of follow-up of mothers and their HIV-exposed infants results in some babies not receiving nevirapine after birth, and women not receiving the antiretroviral treatment they so desperately need.
ACCESSION #
34936902

 

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