Every year a million women infected with HIV deliver babies without professional help. Marc Bulterys and colleagues suggest here that traditional birth attendants could be involved in preventing perinatal transmission of HIV by offering services such as HIV testing and counselling and short courses of antiretroviral drugs. A research doctor in the Gambia comments on this suggestion.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||British medical journal|
|State||Published - Jan 26 2002|
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