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[AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases in the Americas (letter)]


Rev Panam Salud Publica. 1999 Sep;6(3):215-9. Unique Identifier :

This document provides a brief review of the situation of HIV/aids and of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the Americas. Among the subjects covered are appropriate care models for HIV/aids, including access to antiretroviral drugs; preventing transmission from mother to child; improved activities for preventing and controlling STIs; and interprogram activities to guarantee the safety of donated blood and blood products.

LETTER JOURNAL ARTICLE Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION Blood Banks Blood Transfusion Disease Transmission, Vertical English Abstract Female Human HIV Infections/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/PREVENTION & CONTROL/TRANSMISSION Infant, Newborn Latin America/EPIDEMIOLOGY Male Sexually Transmitted Diseases/*EPIDEMIOLOGY


Information in this article was accurate in December 30, 1999. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.