Source: We Informers
Children living with HIV/Aids have petitioned the minister of health Dr. Christine Ondoa to give priority to prevention of HIV transmission from mother to child.

Over 20 children from Baylor Uganda presented a petitioned today also demanding government to provide enough antiretroviral drugs for pregnant mothers in all hospitals of Uganda.

The children say that they are many children out there who are infected with HIV but cannot access the life prolonging ARVdrugs. They say that pregnant mothers be mobilized to access HIV testing and protect the new born babies from HIV.

The children presented the petition during the seminar organised by the ministry of health to sensitize women MPs how they can eliminated mother to child transmission of HIV.

The children's statement to the minister says that women MPs should convince their male counter parts to support laws that will protect women from harassment because of their HIV status. 

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