WHO appeals for greater efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV PDF Print E-mail
The World Health Organization has appealed to countries for placing primary focus on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV to check spread of HIV-AIDS worldwide. "Since mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) is the most important source of HIV infection in children, it is pertinent that the issue should be given top priority," the WHO said in a statement issued here on Wednesday. Read more...