Birth in the Age of AIDS

Birth in the Age of AIDS

Women, Reproduction and HIV/AIDS in India

eBook - 2013
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Birth in the Age of AIDS is a vivid and poignant portrayal of the experiences of HIV-positive women in India during pregnancy, birth, and motherhood at the beginning of the 21st century. The government of India, together with global health organizations, established an important public health initiative to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. While this program, which targets poor women attending public maternity hospitals, has improved health outcomes for infants, it has resulted in sometimes devastatingly negative consequences for poor, young mothers because these women.
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780804786140
0804786143
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages) : illustrations

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