More pregnant women in Ejisu-Juaben test positive to HIV

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipality is seeing a disturbing rise in HIV infection among pregnant women, something that has become a huge health concern.

One hundred and fifty-three (153) out of a total of 6,196 pregnant women screened for the infection in 2017, tested positive.

Mrs. Josephine Ahorsu, the Municipal Health Director, said in the year 2016, 59 of them were found to be carrying the virus.

The Ejisu-Juaben Municipality is seeing a disturbing rise in HIV infection among pregnant women, something that has become a huge health concern.

One hundred and fifty-three (153) out of a total of 6,196 pregnant women screened for the infection in 2017, tested positive.

Mrs. Josephine Ahorsu, the Municipal Health Director, said in the year 2016, 59 of them were found to be carrying the virus.

 

Source: GNA

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