MINISTER of Health Sylvia Masebo says Zambia has an estimated 80,000 children aged zero to 14 years who are HIV positive but only about 60 percent of them are on life-saving ARVs. And First Lady Mutinta Hichilema has expressed concern that most new HIV infections are seen among adolescent girls and young women. Speaking at the HIV /AIDS Advocacy Campaign Luncheon on Ending AIDS in Children, Wednesday, Masebo said it was unfortunate that only 60 percent of the HIV-positive children were on treatment when adults it was over 90 percent. “Children around the world are still far less likely than adults to have access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. This is despite the progress made to reduce transmission…...

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