Supermodel Claudia Schiffer PSA for UNICEF and the global AIDS epidemic

This video below features supermodel and UNICEF UK Ambassador Claudia Schiffer speaking on behalf of UNICEF in a new public service announcement posted 8 May, on the importance of early testing and treatment to save the lives of infants who have HIV.

Video : UNICEF: Claudia Schiffer PSA: Growing up free of HIV

The facts are as follows: virtually each minute of every day one baby is infected with HIV – which has been passed on by his or her mother during pregnancy, during labour or delivery. For a lot of these babies, their only chance of survival is early diagnosis, and follow-up treatment. Mothers can also prevent transmission of HIV and protect their own health by being tested and treated themselves during pregnancy.

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~ by Teena Davidson on June 6, 2009.

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