EMTCT PLUS. Framework for elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and Chagas; 2017
Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Syphilis, Perinatal Hepatitis B, and Congenital Chagas Disease
The plan of action expands the EMTCT initiative (labeled “EMTCT Plus”), leveraging the maternal and child health (MCH) platform to include elimination of other preventable communicable diseases in the Americas, such as hepatitis B and Chagas disease (the latter in endemic countries). The objective of the EMTCT Plus initiative is to achieve and sustain the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis, Chagas, and perinatal hepatitis B (HBV)...