Progress Review and Road Map: Elimination of Parent-to-Child-Transmission of HIV and Syphilis in Asia and the Pacific in 2015 and Beyond

Publications - Released in 2016

The dual goals of elimination of parent-to-child transmission (EPTCT) of HIV and syphilis areaspirational, although challenging for countries to achieve. The adoption of these goals – and for some countries triple elimination with the inclusion of screening for the hepatitis B virus (HBV) – has been instrumental to efforts to meet MDG 6. They are also important to realizing the health-related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the international community in September 2015.


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  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)