Death rate among children with HIV has decreased in Kyrgyzstan. Chief Physician of the Osh Regional Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS Elmira Narmatova told 24.kg news agency.
She noted that about 75 percent of children have reached juvenile period and they are disclosed their status. «There are already adults, 18-20 years old. There are couples who got married and have healthy children. We are doing a lot of work in this direction,» the doctor told.
More than 650 HIV-infected children are registered in Kyrgyzstan. As of May 1, 2018, at least 45 out of 381 children with parenteral transmission died, 27 left the country.