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Breast is still best even when HIV prevalence is high, experts say

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7352.1474/b (Published 22 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1474
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Child health specialists have urged governments and agencies not to provide free formula milk in programmes aimed at preventing mother to child HIV transmission. They say that although formula may seem to be a good idea, the consequences can be damaging.

    “Free formula milk may appear to be a blessing, but while potentially decreasing the rate of postnatal …

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