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Thailand certified for freeing newborns from HIV

BANGKOK, 8 June 2016 – Thailand has been officially certified free of the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mothers to their children. Thailand is the first country in Asia, and among the first in the world where the rate of HIV transmission from pregnant mothers to their newborns has fallen below 2 per cent.

Learn more: http://www.unicef.org/thailand/media_25535.htm