Hard work, harder numbers

Tabah, Lindsay
November 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/4/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 10, p1000
Academic Journal
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.


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