HIV Prevalence Stabilises Amongst Pregnant Women

According to health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, HIV prevalence among pregnant women has stabilised at about 29 percent

HIV prevalence among pregnant women has stabilised at about 29 percent. This is according to health minister, Aaron Motsoaledi.

Releasing the 2008 results of survey antenatal HIV in Pretoria, Motsoaledi points out that, “The prevalence among women aged 25 and above has stabilised at high and unacceptable levels."

He states that the report is a useful tool to observe trends and increase commitment to the implementation of government policies, as well as to provide feedback to healthcare workers.

To read the article titled, “Antenatal HIV prevalence at 'unacceptable' 29 percent,” click here.

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<br /> Mail and Guardian
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