EGPAF Talks PMTCT on Voice of America

By Jane Coaston | July 25, 2012

Voice of America

On Monday, EGPAF Vice President of Program Innovation and Policy Dr. RJ Simonds and EGPAF Ambassador Florence Ngobeni-Allen joined Voice of America’s Linord Moudou to talk about the International AIDS Conference and the state of the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Simonds discussed the health challenges faced by children living with HIV and the importance of prevention of mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT). Florence shared her story of testing positive for HIV, losing a child to the disease, and becoming an HIV counselor to help other mothers and children in her native South Africa.

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