Over 70 children infected with HIV, according to Sri Lanka STD/AIDS Control Programme

Over 70 children infected with HIV, according to Sri Lanka STD/AIDS Control Programme

Over 70 children infected with HIV, according to Sri Lanka STD/AIDS Control Programme

Written by Staff Writer

26 Jul, 2015 | 3:26 pm

The National STD/AIDS Control Programme says that 74 children have reportedly been infected with HIV. Director of the Programme Dr. Sisira Liyanage said that there is a possibility that this is due to mother to child transmission of HIV.

Dr. Sisira Liyanage said that 80 percent of pregnant mothers are expected to be tested for HIV by the end of this year.

 

 

 

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