In 2017, UNAIDS estimated 3,300 children under the age of 15 years died from AIDS-related causes in Cameroon. A key challenge is diagnosing and treating infants early in life. Now a new point-of-care device, which provides results within minutes of testing, has overcome some major obstacles to treatment, giving hope to thousands of mothers and their families.
Antoinette, a mother living with HIV in Cameroon, is determined to keep her children healthy and HIV-free. Read her story: https://www.unicef.org/stories/finding-life-after-loss