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Prenatal Care Helps Thailand End Mother-to-Child Disease Transmission

Early access to prenatal care and testing for HIV and syphilis are credited with making Thailand the first Asia-Pacific country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of the two sexually transmitted infections. Global health officials say Thailand is the first country with a large HIV epidemic to ensure "an AIDS-free generation." Thailand’s achievement is based on sustained political commitments by successive governments, said World Health Organization spokeswoman Mukta...

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