Fighting Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in South Africa

Mantsadi Sepheka
Publication Date:
31 October 2012
Southern Africa

Nomsa - a woman who lives in Khayelitsha - on the outskirts of Cape Town in South Africa - tells of how she copes with being HIV positive and the relief of the news that her baby girl is now HIV-free.

Dr Vivian Cox who is with the Medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières or Doctors Without Borders - whose offices are based in Khayelitsha - speaks about how they along with the Western Cape Province's Health Department in South Africa are working hard to fight mother-to-child transmission.

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