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Antiretroviral Delivery Device For Newborns To Be Tested In Zambia

IntraHealth’s “Vital”: Zambia Could Be First Country to Distribute Pratt Pouch Nationally
Kate Stratten, senior program manager at IntraHealth International, writes about the Pratt Pouch, a simple antiretroviral delivery system designed to enable HIV-positive mothers to administer nevirapine to their newborns following birth, and IntraHealth’s partnership with “Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, which invented the Pratt Pouch, to conduct a 12-month pilot project to test the pouch at seven health facilities in Siavonga District, Zambia…” (7/1).

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