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Sexual Education for Senior Age: Continuous Increase Inreported Cases of HIV in Brazil - 2005/2015

Volume 2 - Issue 4

Dennis Minoru Fujita*, Luiz Henrique da Silva Nali, Paulo Roberto Palma Urbano and Expedito José de Albuquerque Luna

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    • Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, USP Lab, Brazil

    *Corresponding author: Dennis Minoru Fujita, Av Dr Enéas Carvalho de Aguiar, 470 - 2º andar, São Paulo - Brazil

Received: January 29, 2018;   Published: February 21, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.02.000782

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The economic development in emerging countries promoted an increase of access for new medical technologies and services which improve the life expectancy of your population at last 10 years [1]. In Brazil, the increase of senior group is accompanied by new demands for a better quality of life, based on the interaction and social integration of the elderly [2]. However, this social renaissance may be followed by agents that did not represent a risk for this group [3]. Either by lack of preventive knowledge or by the cultural conduct to not use condoms, in the past, of this generation. Our study assessed the number of HIV-infected from Brazilian Ministry of Health public database (DATASUS) during the last 10 years. We focused on analyzing the frequency in senior age group, which was divided in the following distribution by age: 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80

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