Salud Pública de México
Print version ISSN 0036-3634
SOLER CLAUDIN, Carmen. Universal access, six years results in the Mexico City HIV/AIDS Program. Salud pública Méx [online]. 2009, vol.51, n.1, pp.26-33. ISSN 0036-3634. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0036-36342009000100007.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the results of the Free Antiretroviral Medication Program of the Mexico City HIV/AIDS Program among the affected population in Mexico City. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A retrospective analysis was conducted of medical attention, antiretroviral treatment and specialized laboratory results data from 2001 to 2006 from patients who sought services from the Mexico City HIV/AIDS Program. RESULTS: Data from 5 146 patients who were undergoing ARV are presented. At the end of the period studied, 74% were current, 12.2% were not found for follow-up and 13.9% had died. CONCLUSIONS: During the period evaluated, wider coverage was achieved in Mexico City as well as increased efficiency in ARV treatment and increased patient survival.
Keywords : access; antiretrovirals; attention; Mexico.