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Africa / AIDS / Malawi #195917

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ivory Coast's agreement with three pharmaceutical companies for reduced cost AIDS drugs reported.

(Malawi: Jim Wooten) AIDS in the African nation of Malawi featured; scenes shown from Salima, Malawi, where mothers transmit AIDS to their babies from breast milk; details given of the medical, economic and social difficulties in replacing breast feeding with baby formula. [AIDS researcher Dr. James McINTYRE, UNICEF Jesper MORCH - talk about the dilemma for African mothers.] [Malawi AIDS activist Catherine PHIRRI - says we cannot afford formula.] [Disguised South African MOTHER - explains why she hides her use of formula.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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