EPTCT Task Force meeting in Beijing, September 2015

The upcoming 10th Task Force meeting in Beijing will provide an important opportunity for examining regional progress towards ending paediatric HIV and syphilis. It will build consensus on strategies to speed up EPTCT and a regional plan for assessment and validation of elimination in Asia Pacific. Participants will also consider how to strategically position EPTCT within the post-2015 development agenda building on the Millennium Development Goals. The meeting is expected to produce a regional progress report, a proposed strategy for 2016-2020 and an action plan to move forward on regional validation of EPTCT.