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发表时间:2018-10-05内容来源:VOA英语学习网

UNICEF is joining with a noNPRofit group to bring AIDS-prevention programmes to more women and children in five countries.UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) will work with Family Health International.The new partnership will be established at first in Guyana,India,Malawi,Nigeria and Zambia.

One of the goals is to improve care for babies infected with HIV,the virus that causes AIDS.Another is to prevent the spread of HIV from mother to child.

Activities will depend on the needs of each country. In some cases, anti-AIDS drugs will be provided to infected parents or children.Women and children living in rural communities will receive most of the services.

Both UNICEF and Family Health International will expand their partnership into more countries in the future.

Family Health international has been working on public health issues since 1971.The organization is based in North Carolina and has in 70 countries.It does research on infectious diseases and reproductive health, and also provides services.

Experts say an important part of fighting AIDS is political will.One example they point to is Cambodia.That country has been getting attention for its progress in reducing some of the highest infection rates in Asia.Experts praise the government for supporting public education efforts and programmes.

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