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AHF Argentina started its actions on November 30th, 2012, when it achieved a Guinness Record for having performed 3722 rapid HIV tests in the city of Rosario in only 8 hours together with other NGOs, Universities and the citizens of Rosario.

Currently, it carries out prevention actions, distributing more than 1 million free condoms of its LOVE brand annually. In these 10 years, it has already performed more than 300,000 rapid tests in different contexts and is now focusing its actions on key populations for HIV.

On the other hand, AHF Argentina supports more than 35,000 patients who are treated in 11 clinics in different provinces, as well as in its Community Sexual Health Center in Buenos Aires City.

According to the last census, there are 48.7 million people in Argentina and it is estimated that 140,000 people live with HIV, and 83% of them know their diagnosis. There is currently a significant increase in the incidence of STIs. The epidemic in Argentina is concentrated in key populations.

Sources: Bulletin N°38 Response to HIV and STIs in Argentina YEAR XXIV – DECEMBER 2021*

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Dr. Miguel Pedrola, Country Program Manager
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AHF Argentina
Av. Cordoba 817 Piso 12 Dto.23 CP 1054, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Clients in AHF Care: 26,133

Clients receiving ART: 25,244

People living with HIV: 140,000*

Adults 15-49 prevalence rate: 0.4%*

Adults 15+ living with HIV: 140,000*

Women 15+ living with HIV: 43,000*

Men 15+ living with HIV: 96,000*

Orphans (0-17) due to AIDS: 25,000*

AHF Rapid Tests Given: 147,224 (July 2018)

*Source: UNAIDS - Argentina - 2020