The services are provided as part of an equitable, accessible and universal health system in which maternal and child health programmes are integrated with HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. All these Nigeria must replicate. The lessons are clear. An equitable, accessible, universal health system in which maternal and child health programmes are integrated with programmes for HIV and sexually transmitted infections are uncontestable. Nigerians expect that these achievements will inspire their country to seek validation that they have ended mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. It is only by ensuring truly universal access to HIV and syphilis prevention, treatment and care for all, while respecting individual rights, that the HIV and syphilis epidemics in children will be truly eliminated.