Western Cape reduced mother to children transmission rate of HIV/AIDS
25 July 2014
Western Cape MEC of Health
Thenus Botha said the province is seen as a laboratory around the world where
lessons can be learnt.
This follows a congress on
World Aids which was held in Australia.
MEC Botha said the province
has already reduced the mother to children transmission rate to 1.8 percent
over the last five years, which is the lowest in the country.
Helene Rossouw said they deliver abstract presentations to the audiences about
the development we have done in the Western Cape HIV ARV program.
“These people look up to the Western Cape as a laboratory successes and challenges in their own country Rossouw added.