• 700 pregnant women infected with HIV in Bayelsa

    700 pregnant women infected with HIV in Bayelsa

    A United State-based non-governmental or­ganisation (NGO), PACT has revealed that 700 pregnant women have been infected with HIV in Bayelsa State.

    According to PACT, out of the 50,000 preg­nant women tested in the state for the Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS, the 700 pregnant women were discovered to have been infected and have been placed on antiretroviral prophylaxis.

    The NGO also dis­closed that 300 HIV in­fants were exposed from their mothers.

    Nigeria’s Director of PACT, Mr. Trevor Maisi­ri, who made this known […]