Breast Milk, Breast-feeding and HIV Infection

The Pitiable Story of Developing Nations

Authors

  • Omo-Aghoja LO

Abstract

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Author Biography

Omo-Aghoja LO

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,

College of Health Sciences,

Delta State University,

Abraka, Nigeria

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2020-10-31

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LO, O.-A. (2020). Breast Milk, Breast-feeding and HIV Infection: The Pitiable Story of Developing Nations. African Journal of Tropical Medicine and Biomedical Research, 1(1), 7-10. Retrieved from https://www.ajtmbr.org.ng/index.php/home/article/view/2