Country review: Chile

Marcelo J. Wolff

in A Decade of HAART

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780199225859
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723834 | DOI:
Country review: Chile

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This chapter describes the epidemiological characteristics of HIV infection in Chile. It discusses the healthcare system and its approach to antiretroviral therapy from the advent of HAART until 2007, with a focus on the difficulties, the challenges and lessons learned. It also outlines the current status of the national treatment programme and evaluates its impact.

Keywords: highly active antiretroviral therapy; HIV; epidemiology; HAART; national treatment programme

Chapter.  7283 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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