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Byline: Chinyere Amalu
General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Prof. John Idoko says the wide gaps in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) need to be addressed, particularly the issue of breast feeding by women living with HIV.
He said a component of the intervention strategy had to do with drugs, adding, "it is the most cost effective way of preventing the transmission of the virus was indeed suffering some setback as the human cost of the epidemic was still very high."
"Scaling up access to prevention, treatment, care and support interventions remained a major challenge in tackily HIV/AIDS, specially PMTCT in …