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Breastfeeding and HIV Transmission (6)
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Mary G. Materu <materu@ud.co.tz> wrote:

>Paul Chinnock is probably aware of the joint UNAIDS/UNICEF/WHO guide-
>lines for HIV and Infant Feeding. The guidelines continue to support, 
>protect and promote breast feeding as the best feeding method for in-
>fants whose mothers are HIV-negative or do not know their HIV status.


What if the mothers are HIV positive (I think this is the main prob-
lem)?

Msafiri Kweba
Oshakati State Hospital
Private Bag x5501
Oshakati, Namibia
Tel: +264-65-220-897
Fax: +264-65-221-082
mailto:jandwa@osh.namib.com

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