Thailand, first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child t
Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and syphilis. The World Health Organisation (WHO) hailed the country's achievement on Wednesday. WHO presented the Thai minister of health with a certificate of validation during a ceremony held in New York, on the eve of the United Nations General-Assembly High-Level Meeting on ending AIDS. "This is a remarkable achievement for a country where thousands of people live with HIV. Thailand's unwavering commitment to core public health principles has made elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis a reality. This is a critical step for rolling back the HIV epidemic. Thailand has demonstrated to the world that HIV can be defeated," said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, regional director of WHO South-East Asia Region, while presenting the certificate of validation to Thailand.
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Dr. R●●●y p●●●●d General Medicine
Great achievement. .
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Dr. S●●●●●●h T●●●●●i
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True dedication and commitment by the entire nation.
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Outstanding achievement
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