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25 July 2016

South Africa, 2016: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake tries out MomConnect, at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital in Durban. The innovative real-time tracking programme sends SMS text health alerts to mothers and pregnant women via mobile telephone, to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to improve the health of women and children living with HIV. UNICEF showcased innovations and successes such as MomConnect at the 21st International AIDS Conference, held 18-22 July in Durban.

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