Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Syphilis in pregnancy

Antenatal care attendees tested for syphilis at first visit (%)

Less than 50% of antenatal care attendees are tested for syphilis
in 36 countries


Antenatal care attendees positive for syphilis (%)

Syphilis infects 1% or more of antenatal care attendees in nearly one third of countries (31.4%)


Antenatal care attendees positive for syphilis who received treatment (%)

21 countries report that less than 95% of pregnant women positive for syphilis receive treatment

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