- fewer than 50 new paediatric HIV infections due mother-to-child transmission of HIV per 100 000 live births;
- HIV mother-to-child transmission rate of less than 5% in breastfeeding populations, less than 2% in non-breastfeeding populations; and
- fewer than 50 new cases of mother-to-child transmission of syphilis per 100 000 live births.
Process Indicators – must be met for at least 2 years:
- ≥95% of pregnant women receive at least one antenatal visit;
- ≥95% of pregnant women are tested for HIV and syphilis; and
- ≥95% of infected pregnant women receive adequate treatment.
A country that is “validated” has met the internationally set targets at a specific point in time. They are required to maintain ongoing programmes after validation.
Malaysia eliminates mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis