Data Show 17 Nations In Latin America, Caribbean Appear To Have Eliminated Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission, PAHO/WHO Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: 17 countries in Americas may have eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission: U.N.
“Data from 17 countries and territories across the Americas, including the United States, Canada, and Chile, show they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the U.N. World Health Organization said on Monday. … The 17 countries and territories, including several Caribbean islands, report ‘data consistent with dual elimination’ of HIV and syphilis, with births in those places accounting for about a third of all births in the region, PAHO/WHO said…” (Moloney, 12/1).

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