Mapping Maternal, Child HIV Transmission Could Bolster Support For Programs, Shah Says

Devex: USAID chief: Put maternal and childhood HIV on the map
“The global health community could be ‘under-reporting and under-recognizing’ HIV prevalence as a cause of child death due to a growing gap between child and adult diagnosis and treatment, according to an expert panel who spoke in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. … One possible solution, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah suggested, would be to invest more in mapping so global health programs and the national and sub-national governments they support can better ‘understand the market’ for the services they seek to provide…” (Igoe, 6/25).

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