Government assures HIV infected expectant mothers of safe delivery.

The Akwa- Ibom State commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, has disclosed that expectant mothers living with HIV in Akwa-Ibom State can patronize Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and Faith-based Birth Attendants (FBAs) (those who takes deliveries in churches and mission homes) without the fear of transmitting the virus to their baby. This is because the Ministry of Health has trained them in the art of safe delivery of patient with special needs.

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