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LATVIA Estimated number of PLWH: 8 600 people

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Number of registered cases of HIV-infection: - 5 189 , 2 including children under 14 – 41 Initiation of ART in country: n/a Sources of ART funding in 2011: national budget

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Number of PLWH receiving ART by years (2004-2011) : 600 508

500 400 300

556

439

235

202

NEED IN ART

334

323

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Number of PLWH needing ART but not receiving treatment: 5 100 Number of PLWH for whom procurement of ARV medicines is planned in 2012: n/a

200 100 0 2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

DISCONTINUATION OF ART Discontinued treatment: n/a Main reason of discontinuation of ART: n/a

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Coverage of people receiving ART (as of end of 2010): by age: adults (15+) – 94%, children (< 15) - 6% by sex: men – 69%, women – 31%

ESTIMATED DATA 3

Estimated number of PLWH needing ART: 2 800 Estimated ART coverage (access) percentage of PLWH: in 2009 4 4 - 17% , 2010 – 18%

Treatment is under regulations of: Temporary recommendations on rational pharmacotherapy for ARV 6 therapy, 2009 . Immunologic indications for ATR initiation, CD4 cells/mm3: 6 CD4 <200 Use of Tenofovir(TDF, TDF/FTC)--containing ART regimens: 6 yes 6 Refusal of Stavudin(d4T)-containing regimens: yes

ART IN CHILDREN (<15) 3

Estimated number of children needing ART: <100 Estimated ART coverage (access) of children (<15) in 2010 – 3 78-95% 2

Receive ART: 25 children (4,5% among 556 PLWH, who receive ART). Need ART but not receiving: n/a Treatment is under regulations of: n/a

TREATMENT PROGRESS Increase in treatment (in absolute numbers): 2010 – +16%; 2011 - +9% Continue to receive ART 12 months after initiation: n/a ART coverage (access to ART of PLWH, who have indication 5 for treatment): 84,7% (556) PLWH among 656 who need ART .

Treatment progress increase

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+9%

Latvian Centre of Infectology, cumulative number from the start of case registration, as of 01.01.2012.

2011

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Progress report WHO, UNICEF and UNAIDS, 2011 GLOBAL HIV/AIDS RESPONSE Epidemic update and health sector progress towards Universal Access, data as of December 2010 http://www.unaids.org/en/media/unaids/contentassets/documents/unaidspublication/2011/ 20111130_UA_Report_en.pdf

+16% 2010

556 508

2009

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Source: UNAIDS / WHO, http://aidsinfo.unaids.org

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Information was provided by ECUO FP in Latvia, as of 01.01.2012.

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439

As of 31.12.2009, http://www.aidsinfoonline.org/,UNAIDS_Estimate_2010

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Continue receive ART after 12 months:

n\a

Temporary “Recommendations on rational pharmacotherapy for ARV therapy”, paid from state budget cost, 2009.

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