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Men called to join fight against HIV

30 November 2012, 10:11

Nairobi - The Standard reports that, the Government has launched fresh campaigns aimed at reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV ahead of the World Aids Day  tomorrow.

Public Health and Sanitation Nyanza Provincial Director Jackson Kioko said the campaigns are aimed at achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of ensuring that no child will be born with HIV by the year 2015.

Kioko noted that Nyanza had recorded a tremendous decline of HIV transmission rates from 14 per cent to about nine per cent. However, he noted that some areas in the region had higher transmission rates than the nine per cent average.

- For more details visit the Standard

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