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Regional Monitoring Strategy-Regional Initiative for the elimination of MTCT

This integrated strategy specifies complete and coherent surveillance, with surveillance and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems in place at the country level—all of which allow for measuring progress made towards elimination. In order to support and guide the countries in these processes, the Regional Monitoring Strategy (3) was published in 2010, thus laying the foundation for validating elimination processes in the region.

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Guía sobre ética en la prevención, tratamiento y control de la tuberculosis

Estamos en un momento crucial para ampliar el acceso a la prevención y atención de la tuberculosis, y controlar la pandemia como parte de una iniciativa mundial. El mundo está en vías revertir la incidencia de tuberculosis, aunque esta reducción no sobrepasa aún el crecimiento de la población. La prevalencia y mortalidad de la tuberculosis, estimadas a nivel mundial, han descendido desde 1990, pero a un ritmo que no permitirá alcanzar las metas de la Alianza Alto a la Tuberculosis, que aspira reducirlas a la mitad en el 2015.

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Estudio de prevalencia de VIH, Sífilis y enfermedad de Chagas en mujeres atendidas por parto o aborto en Ecuador

El presente estudio aporta información estratégica relacionada con la Iniciativa regional de eliminación de la transmisión maternoinfantil del VIH y de la sífilis congénita en América Latina y El Caribe, a la cual se suma Ecuador. A partir de una muestra cercana a 6.000 parturientas, representativa a nivel nacional, se obtuvieron datos de prevalencia de las dos infecciones en mujeres atendidas por parto o aborto.

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Regional Monitoring Strategy-Regional Initiative for the elimination of MTCT

This integrated strategy specifies complete and coherent surveillance, with surveillance and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems in place at the country level—all of which allow for measuring progress made towards elimination. In order to support and guide the countries in these processes, the Regional Monitoring Strategy (3) was published in 2010, thus laying the foundation for validating elimination processes in the region.

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