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Mentor Mothers With mothers2mothers Help Other Women Through HIV Testing, Treatment In 6 African Nations

PBS NewsHour: Mentor Mothers know what it’s like to be pregnant and HIV-positive
“…The [Mentor Mothers with mothers2mothers, a nonprofit organization that pays local women in African communities to be educators and counselors,] who have HIV themselves, help pregnant women who have undergone HIV testing learn how they can get treatment for themselves and prevent HIV being transmitted to their babies. … The Mentor Mothers work in communities in Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, and Uganda…” (Epatko, 10/6).

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