PROMOT: Year One success story

No pregnant mother wishes to pass on HIV to their unborn child, and Unoma, an unskilled farm worker who had little understanding of what HIV is, is no different. That’s why, after trained health workers from Pact partner HEALIN visited her at her home, Unoma followed up on their encouragement to visit a primary health clinic, where she could be tested for HIV and, if testing positive, get access to antiretroviral medicine and antenatal education to drastically reduce the odds of transmitting the virus to her child.

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