Carolina Global Initiative Award

Breastfeeding Practices Among HIV-Positive Xhosa Women in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Exclusive breastfeeding for six months is a well-established protective factor against many illnesses contributing to infant mortality. The high prevalence of HIV in some countries, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa, presents a special challenge,

Note: This award was made as an International Internship Award, which is no longer offered under that name. Those interested in global internships are now encouraged to apply to the Carolina Global Initiative Award.


South Africa