Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT)

Progress in reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV has been dramatic since the introduction in 2011 of the ‘Global Plan towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections among Children and Keeping their Mothers Alive’ – largely because of increased access to prevention of mother- to-child transmission (PMTCT) related services and an increased number of pregnant women living with HIV being initiated on lifelong antiretroviral medicines.


Elimination Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

The processes and criteria to validate EMTCT of HIV and syphilis described in this document were developed to apply across a wide range of epidemiological and programmatic contexts. They also seek to ensure that representatives of civil society, including women living with HIV, are involved in the validation effort, and that elimination goals.

Going the 'Last Mile' to EMTCT

A road map for ending the HIV epidemic in children

The goal of this document is to provide guidelines for coordinated action so that national programmes address local priority areas to achieve EMTCT in an effective, people-centred, efficient and directed manner.

Validation Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Global guidance: an overview of validation structures and responsibilities at national, regional and global levels.