Safe supply of antiretroviral drugs in Mexico

According to the Federal Health Secretariat (Ssa), in the voice of the technical secretary of the National Council for the Prevention and Control of AIDS, José Antonio Izazola Licea, the 35 thousand 749 people who attend this unit have received a safe and efficient treatment in the use of antiretroviral   


Izazola Licea, said that prevention strategies for specific groups have benefited directly with informative talks to 8,130 men who have sex with men, 2,940 sex workers and 1,820 people deprived of their freedom, who also They were given more than 150 thousand preventive inputs, such as condoms , brochures, posters or Condom holder .

In 2008, 5 thousand 180 people died HIV AIDS ; 90% occurred between 20 and 54 years of age and 20% between 30 and 34 years, so it is considered premature death, however, survival has been increasing as a result of the epidemiological changes and the antiretroviral treatment . Currently, the average age of survival is 39 years.

Izazola Licea, indicated that mechanisms have been sought to strengthen prevention maternal child of the HIV and the Congenital syphilis , resulting in the proposal for agreement of CONASIDA on the implementation of the Program for the Prevention of Maternal and Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in Mexico.

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