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Government Program Helps Malawian Men Participate In Prenatal Care, Reduce HIV Infections Among Newborns

Huffington Post: How Dads In Malawi Are Reducing HIV Rates Among Babies
“…Just five years ago, males in Malawi simply did not participate is women’s antenatal care services, which had a grievous effect on the way pregnant women with HIV addressed their health needs, according to UNICEF. But that figure has improved dramatically recently thanks to a government program that’s working to break the stigma around the issue and encourage men to be more involved in their wives’ well-being…” (Goldberg, 6/20).

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