Governance for the validation of elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B virus:

An overview of validation structures and responsibilities at national, regional and global levels. This governance document supplements the global guidance document. Validation of elimination requires rigorous assessment at the national, regional and global levels of the impact and process indicators and the fulfilment of the four foundational requirements for (1) data quality, (2) strong programmes, (3) laboratory quality and (4) human rights, gender equality and community engagement.