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Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública

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AIDS and sexually transmitted infections in the Americas. Rev Panam Salud Publica [online]. 1999, vol.6, n.3, pp. 215-219. ISSN 1020-4989.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1020-49891999000800015.

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.

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