WHO validates countries’ elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis

WHO statement, 8 June 2016

Read online at:
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2016/mother-child-hiv-syphilis/en/Pic 002

The World Health Organization congratulates Thailand and Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis. WHO also applauds Armenia and the Republic of Moldova for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and syphilis, respectively. Eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis is key to the global effort to combat sexually transmitted infections and to end AIDS by the year 2030.

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