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Kenyan women march towards a restaurant after a female client was allegedly thrown out for breastfeeding and not covering up. Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images

Community initiative keeps Kenyan women breastfeeding exclusively for longer

Provision of breastfeeding support and information within the community can lead to a significant increase in exclusive breastfeeding rates.
The successful prevention of mother to child transmission programmes means nearly all HIV-infected pregnant women should get anti-retroviral treatment to protect their babies. Joshua Wanyama/Africa Knows

What’s needed in the final push to eliminate new cases of HIV in children

South Africa’s programmes preventing HIV transmission from mothers to children have been hugely successful. But there are still gaps that need to be filled.

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