[AIDS epidemic trends after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in Brazil].

@article{Dourado2006AIDSET,
  title={[AIDS epidemic trends after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in Brazil].},
  author={Ines Costa Dourado and Maria Amelia Veras and Draurio Barreira and Ana Maria Guedes de Brito},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2006},
  volume={40 Suppl},
  pages={9-17}
}
OBJECTIVE Universal access to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy starting from 1996 has changed HIV/AIDS epidemic profile in Brazil. The objective of this study was to review the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Brazil. METHODS Indicators of temporal trends were developed for Brazilian regions from 1990 to 2003 using the Ministry of Health's databases. Exponential regression models adjusted to the 1990-1996 trends were used to estimate expected values for the entire period. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING