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Mobile Health Tools Help Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Field Note — Published .

Community-based Mobile Health Tools Can Improve Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care Adherence and Foster Efforts around Prevention of Mother-to-Child transmission of HIV Researchers find significant changes in health-seeking behavior and make strides to eliminating vertical HIV transmission Vertical transmission of HIV remains a significant challenge in resource-limited settings today. The number of children living with

Japan to Further Support the Millennium Villages in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda

Field Note — Published .

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 — A new $5 million grant from the Government of Japan to the Millennium Villages Project will support the project’s work in Kenya, Nigeria, and Rwanda. The funds will support operations in four Millennium Villages sites—Sauri and Dertu (Kenya), Pampaida (Nigeria), and Mayange (Rwanda)—in keeping with Japan’s commitment to conflict

Testing for Malaria, Quickly

Field Note — Published .

Last year during the rainy season, Jackton Oloko recalls testing more than 300 mothers and children for malaria in a single day . “I’ve never been so busy,” he said. But being busy he believes is one of the reasons malaria rates have dropped precipitously over the years in the Sauri Millennium Village located in

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