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HIV/AIDS in Brazil

About one third of the people living with HIV/AIDS located in Latin American reside in Brazil according to a USAID report. Regardless of that statistic, Brazil has been a model for other countries to use as an example in  ways to combat the spread of the disease and also in treating the disease. According to a report conducted by WHO/UNAIDS/United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Towards Universal Access identified that the 80% of people who needed treatment had received it.USAID has also provided monetary help such as in 2009, Brazil $800,000 for programs and services. More can be seen here: http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/aids/Countries/lac/brazil.pdf

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