TITLE

Antenatal screening for HIV enhanced

AUTHOR(S)
Topham-Kindley, Liane
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
New Zealand Doctor;7/13/2005, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on routine antenatal HIV screening to be implemented by the New Zealand Ministry of Health in the country. Basis of the screening policy; Reactions from the health sector; Views of College of Midwives chief executive Karen Guilliland on the effect of the policy on the tasks of midwives.
ACCESSION #
17656690

 

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