n Latin American Report - Leadership, consensus, and technology - with broad support from society, Brazil is improving the quality of life of HIV carriers : IDB news

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-6060



AIDS patients in Brazil who visit any of the 111 antiviral treatment centers throughout the country come armed with a bar-coded card that immediately grants them access to their health care account. In addition to establishing their identity, the card provides access to records of diagnosis, current treatment, last doses of medication, specific complications, dates of recent visits, and the person's medical history.

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