Toddlers at risk for HIV/AIDS in Papua

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Jayapura Papua Indonesia

A total of 116 toddlers have tested positive for HIV / AIDS in Papua. This was conveyed by the Head of Papua Provincial Health Office drg. Joseph Rinta in Jayapura. Babies are infected due to lack of counseling and HIV prevention, care and treatment of pregnant women.

The local health department admits that there are many people with HIV / AIDS in Papua who are are reluctant to take antiretroviral drugs although such drugs are provided for free.

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