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Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV, Vertical Transmission and Women's Health.

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International Treatment Prepardeness Coalition
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San Francisco, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, 2009
Missing the Target 7

This report chronicles research on numerous kinds of discrimination against HIV-positive pregnant women by health care workers, including breach of their right to confidentiality. This remains a key barrier in the uptake of services by HIV-positive women. The first section looks at improving the global response and concludes by looking at country reports.