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close this bookHIV and Infant Feeding - Review of HIV Transmission Through Breastfeeding Jointly Issued by UNICEF, UNAIDS and WHO Guidelines - Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (UNAIDS, 1998, 26 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsMother-to-child transmission
Open this folder and view contentsEvidence for breast-milk transmission
View the documentFactors associated with the risk of mother-to-child transmission
Open this folder and view contentsAnti-infective properties of breast milk in women with HIV
Open this folder and view contentsStrategies to reduce breast-milk transmission
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