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Thailand was officially certified Wednesday as the first country in Asia that can eliminate the transmission of HIV from mothers to their children.

From the assessment conducted by United Nations agencies, the rate of Thailand’s mother-to-child transmission of HIV has fallen to below 2 percent, which is considered by the World Health Organization to be the level allowing for the complete elimination of transmission.

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