If you are seeking information on AIDS, you can contact the voluntary counselling and testing centers. These centers are under supervision of medical and healthcare universities throughout the country; working on AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. HIV-free counseling and testing, services to reduce the harm caused by addiction (distributing syringes, needles) and providing condoms are among the services provided at these centers.
The laboratory is based on two approaches: service to patients and research. Para-clinical services include diagnostic and confirmatory tests for HIV infection, as well as the measurement of CD4 cell count, viral load measurement and virus-sperm washing in people living with HIV/AIDS. Additionally, the Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS collaborate with top universities to educate graduate students.
The Iranian Family Planning Association has established a positive club for people living with HIV/AIDS in 2005 with the support of the Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex in Tehran and with the help of the Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS. In the club, which is run by positive people, in addition to educational and entertainment activities, the general public who wishes to seek advice can benefit from free counseling services. In-person counseling and phone calls are offered every day from 8 am to 16 pm except for holidays. Phone lines of Hotline: 021-66581517, 021-66593030
According to the latest UNAIDS report, 46% of people living with HIV / AIDS have access to treatment, and 18.2 million people worldwide are receiving antiretroviral treatment.
According to the latest UNAIDS report, 36.7 million people in the world live with HIV / AIDS, of which 2.1 million have recently been identified.
The pattern of transition in the country has changed in recent years, with women and men accounting for 34% and 66% of all cases identified and reported in the first six months of 1394. The probable path of transmission is 41% of sexual relations, 39% of drug use, 3% of the mother to the child. In 17% of cases, the probable cause of the infection has not been reported. It should be noted that no new cases of blood and blood products have been recorded.
By the end of the first half of 1394, 3,0183 HIV / AIDS cases in the country have been reported, recorded and reported, according to the Center for the management of communicable diseases. The most common causes of the onset of the prevalence of an overdose of injections have been documented with a common surgeon among drug users (67%), sex (18%), and mother-to-child transmission (2%).
According to the fourth AIDS Strategic Country Strategic Plan, by the end of 1398, 90% of the affected people are identified. - 90% of identified people are under antiretroviral treatment. - In 90% of people undergoing treatment, the weight of the virus will be so low that it can not be measured.