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WHO calls for governments to encourage treatment with retroviral

Were released new guidelines for treatment of patients. Brazil, Argentina and Algeria were highlighted as an example

 
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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Sunday (30), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, new guidelines for the treatment of people infected with HIV. The organization wants governments to encourage the treatment of adults, children, pregnant and lactating women.

The governments of Brazil, Argentina and Algeria were mentioned by WHO by encouraging treatment. The expectation is that with the stimulus falling numbers of infected and dead due to illness. With the encouragement of treatment, the goal is to prevent nearly 3 million people die of AIDS prevention and causes a reduction of 3.5 million cases of the disease by 2015.

Currently about 10 million people take antiretrovirals in the world, according to the organization. The WHO is also essential that the partners of people with HIV are also treated. The recommendations were released by WHO during the International Conference on AIDS and Society in 2013.

The conference takes place every two years and attracts scientists, physicians and public health experts. Currently retroviral treatment involves three drugs: tenofovir, lamivudine and efavirenz. The daily dose is.

In Brazil, since the epidemic began in 1980 until June 2012, the country recorded 656 701 cases of AIDS (disease manifested). In 2011, there were 38,776 reported cases of the disease and the incidence rate of AIDS in Brazil was 20.2 cases per 100 000 inhabitants. Currently, there are more cases of the disease among men than among women, but the gap has been decreasing over the years.

Among Brazilians, the age group 25-49 years in both sexes, is that records the highest incidence of the disease. But Brazilian authorities warn about the increased incidence among young people 13-19 years - in registering more cases among women. According to experts, the mode of transmission among the biggest 13 year old is sexual.

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Source: AGÊNCIA BRASIL
   Palavras-chave:   World Health Organization    Guidelines for the treatment of patients    HIV    AIDS      
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