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Venezuela: Information on the access to facilities, treatment and drugs for persons with AIDS, the status of the scientific research conducted, the payment for treatment services, the perception of persons with AIDS by society and government according to their gender

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 February 1996
Citation / Document Symbol VEN22684.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Venezuela: Information on the access to facilities, treatment and drugs for persons with AIDS, the status of the scientific research conducted, the payment for treatment services, the perception of persons with AIDS by society and government according to their gender, 1 February 1996, VEN22684.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ab8da0.html [accessed 27 November 2014]
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For information on the above-mentioned subjects, please consult the attached 24 January 1996 facsimile from the director of the Venezuelan non-governmental organization Acción ciudadana contra el SIDA (ACCSI), which specializes in helping victims of HIV/AIDS.

Also attached are the latest statistical reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the WHO/Pan American Health Organization on the global situation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

        Acción ciudadana contra el SIDA (ACCSI), Caracas. 24 January 1996. Facsimile sent to the DIRB.

World Health Organization. Global Programme On Aids. 15 December 1995. The Current Global Situation of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic.

Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization. 10 December 1995. (PAHO/HCA/95.018). AIDS Surveillance in the Americas.

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