Saturday , July 2 2022

Rapid test for HIV / AIDS, syphilis and hepatitis in San Martn square


Crdoba.- 1st December World AIDS Day. In this context, on Friday, November 30, a quick test for HIV / AIDS, viral syphilis and hepatitis will be carried out at San Martn Square. The test is voluntary, confidential and free, and the result is 20 minutes. The event will be held from 10 to 16 and will be distributed to consultants and pre- and post-test consultancy, distribution materials and condoms. In addition, there will be an Open Radio and artistic and cultural presentations responsible for La Ranchada.

Importance of diagnosis

The HIV test is the only way to know if you can live or not. Knowing the diagnosis facilitates access to treatments that guarantee a free and good quality of life in Argentina. On the other hand, the HIV test proposal is part of the diagnostic expansion strategy that aims to reduce the number of people who are unaware of their serological status.

At present and for several years, Argentina and Crdoba have been committed to the 90-90-90 goals of 90 per cent of people with HIV who know their diagnosis; Those under treatment of antiretroviral treatment and undetectable viral load.

The test at the Plaza San Martn was recommended to test people who are still not in coordination between the Ministry of Health, Crdoba Municipality, Cordoba National University, Crdoba College of Biochemistry for various reasons. and different NGOs.

Other activities

The damaging activities began on Friday (November 23rd) with the training of the health team and the collaborators of non-governmental organizations.

On Monday, May 26, a presentation on Progress in Strategy on HIV, syphilis, Elimination of Maternal Parents' Transmission (MTCT) of hepatitis B and reduction of Chagas congnito in Crdoba Province will be presented. The event is directed to medical teams and broadcast live with video streaming.

On Tuesday at 14.30 there will be a Film Debate at Rawson Hospital, where Quererte will be broadcasting short films. HIV, syphilis and hepatitis tests will generally be conducted for the health care team and especially for health teams in education.

Meanwhile, on Wednesday 28th, he will present his experience of approaching HIV to people deprived of his freedom at Bower Prison. It will take place at 11.30 pm in Rawson Hospital.

Finally, there will be a training and concert for the Jam Glass Band at Rawson Hospital from Friday the 30th to Friday. In addition, the Interdisciplinary AIDS Society of Argentina (SAISIDA) and the Infectolgica de Crdoba Association will be held at Crdoba Medical Center.

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