First Nationwide Faith-based Initiative to Fight Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Launched in Kenya

October 14, 2002

In this press release, the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) and the Kenya Episcopal Conference (KEC) announce their joint initiative "Born to Live," designed to fight mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Kenya. The memorandum, signed by CMMB and KEC, enables CMMB to implement its prevention of mother-to-child transmission program into 41 hospitals, 94 health centers, and 276 dispensaries. Members express their belief that this faith-based partnership will significantly reduce HIV/AIDS in Kenya.

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