What challenges must Nigeria overcome to eliminate vertical transmission of HIV?

[From aidsmap, June 20, 2019]

“Despite impressive health system-related achievements in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in the last decade, Nigeria contributes the greatest number of infants infected with HIV worldwide. Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nigeria requires the implementation of feasible, culturally acceptable and sustainable interventions and policies addressing a series of health system-related challenges, according to a review published in International Health.

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