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Mother's knowledge on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Ethiopia: A cross sectional study.

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Summary of "Mother's knowledge on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Ethiopia: A cross sectional study."

To identify proportion of and factors for comprehensive knowledge on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in pregnant women attending antenatal care in Northern Ethiopia.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0203043

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Interaction between the mother and the child.

Young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster mother, or bottle fed.

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