Health development planning commission, China’s HIV mother-to-child transmission rate fell to 5.7%

China Beijing nov 28 (reporter Dong Zichang) 2017 national efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis b advance will 28, was held in Beijing. National health and family planning commission director of maternal and child health services Qin Geng said at the meeting, in 2016, the national HIV mother-to-child transmission rate fell to 5.7%. New infections in children reducing year by year.

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public data shows that in 2014, China’s HIV mother-to-child transmission rate was 6.1%.

Qin Geng pointed out that the Chinese government attaches great importance to the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis b, positive performance & other; Eliminate the children infected with AIDS, eliminate congenital syphilis & throughout; International commitments. Prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS pilot work China began in 2001, in 2015, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis b work extends to the whole country and maternal detection rate increasing, the full implementation of the comprehensive intervention. In 2016, the national HIV mother-to-child transmission rate down to 5.7%, new infections in children reducing year by year.

Qin Geng stressed that the United Nations in 2030 in the sustainable development agenda proposed & other; Eliminate diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria & throughout; To eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis b is core target of China’s efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the next step. Carry out the work of elimination of mother-to-child transmission in 2017, is China’s starting year for pilot project as the platform, actively explore ways to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis b. China prevent mother-to-child transmission business has entered the crucial stage, try to eliminate the new infections in children, let every child away from AIDS, keep the starting point of the life and health. The

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