In the framework of the World Day & # 39; Action against AIDS, which is being commemorated today, the Health Secretary, Leonardo Caruana and coordinator & # 39; Promusida, Damián Lavarello announced the epidemiological situation of HIV / AIDS in & # 39; Santiro and province. The meeting also attended the Soledad Rodríguez, head of the Provincial Institute of Social Obra Awtaskiku (IAPO) and Carolina Cudos, provincial director of the Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health.
According to the data presented, it is estimated that around 10,800 people in the province living with HIV / AIDS, of which 6,500 are from Rosario, representing 60 percent of the province and 4.8 percent of the country. About 3,000 people receiving antiretroviral treatment provided by the Nation in the public health system.
With regard to vertical transmission (mother / daughter) in the last 6 years was & # 39; 1.9 per cent, and was the lowest rate in the country.
For prevention, the Ministry of Public Health to test about half the couples & # 39; pregnant women served in the health network, to deliver this strategy and ratify the inclusion of relevance men and women as a couple with & # 39; pregnant women.
F & # 39; in recent years, mortality has been declining, b & # 39; & # 39 rate, lower mortality than the national rate at & # 39; Rosario.