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HIV/AIDS in Brazil at a glance 11th Advanced HIV Course 1 – 3 September 2013, Aix-en-Provence, France Ana Flor Hexel Cornely Clinical Hospital, Porto Alegre.

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1 HIV/AIDS in Brazil at a glance 11th Advanced HIV Course 1 – 3 September 2013, Aix-en-Provence, France Ana Flor Hexel Cornely Clinical Hospital, Porto Alegre Barbara Silva de Souza Saint Louis Hospital, Paris Diego Lins Guedes Oswaldo Cruz University Hospital, Recife

2 HIV/AIDS in Brazil at a glance Todays Outline: 1.Epidemics 2.Diagnostic 3.Clinical Care and Treatment 4.Prevention 5.Future changes and global response Worlds fifth largest territory World's fifth largest population 190 million inhabitants

3 HIV/AIDS in Brazil: epidemics Incidence: 20.2 cases/100,000 inhabitants 500,000 HIV-infected patients (2012) ~ 130,000 undiagnosed Features of the HIV epidemic in Brazil: Prevalence rates lower in the general population (0.6%) than in more vulnerable groups (5.9% IVDUs, 10.5% MSM, 4.9% sex workers) Available at Incidence/ hab/ region Brazil 17.5 AIDS incidence/year/region Brazil

4 HIV/AIDS in Brazil: diagnosis 37% of overall HIV testing coverage Higher coverage amongst the most vulnerable: 54% MSM 65.1% Sex workers 44.3% Drug users 2.9 million rapid HIV tests in 2012 Available at HIV testings performeds by SUS,

5 HIV/AIDS in Brazil: clinical care and treatment 313,000 people have access to ARV therapy (free of charge) Treatment program covers 200,000 people (>90% of all in need of such support) 20 available ARV, 11 locally produced CD4 cell count HIV, viral load and resistance tests (RENAGENO) available Available at

6 HIV/AIDS in Brazil: prevention Free distribution of condoms, constantly rising up (146 m to 500 m/year, 2002 – 2010) Since 2010: post exposure prophylaxis to unprotected sexual intercourse Robust and sustainable PMTCT Available at Number of condoms distributed by year. Brazil,

7 HIV/AIDS in Brazil: future challenges and global response Universal testing of pregnant women by 2015 (84% of them tested in 2010/2011) Improve surveillance strategies (early detection), ARV to vulnerable populations (MSM, sex workers, discordant partners and prisoners) South-to-South cooperation Available at

8 Thank you! Sunset in the Tapajós River, Amazon


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