Krusna Yekti, Head of Prevention Prevention Prevention of Blitar District Health Directorate.
BLITAR, BANGSAONLINE.com – The transmission rate of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the Blitar Region is increasingly alarming. The Local Health Service notes that there are at least 10 to 15 new patients reported to be infected with HIV every month. This was articulated by the President of the Prevention of Disease Prevention Prevention by the Blitar County Health Bureau.
"The reports come to us from 10 to 15 new patients every month. This is only the reports or findings of Dinkas officials. This means that it is possible for those who do not report or even shut down when they feel they have agreed with the virus," says Krisna Yekti 11/2018.
In Blitar Regency, new HIV / AIDS patients are managed by productive people aged 35 to 45 years. But some of them are still young children and teenagers. In addition to being dominant in the productive age group, those who have an average contract with HIV are at high risk of HIV transmission.
Iyor Most of the transmission is having sex. Many of these are really high-risk groups. But there are housewives and toddlers too. Housewives usually start contracting from their husbands, and babies become infected by their mother, Ev he explains.
According to him, since his first discovery in 2005, the number of people with HIV / AIDS has reached 1,332. 361 of them died. 612 of these are HIV, 710 is AIDS.
In response to the growing spread of HIV AIDS, Blitar Regency has made various efforts through the Government's Health Office. One is to strive to socialize and educate the public about the dangers and contamination of HIV / AIDS. Those who have contracted with DHO continue to provide routine treatment and assistance.
Anda In addition to socializing to cope with the widespread infection of treatment viruses, it continues at the same time. Devam Blitar Regency resulted in the VCT (Voluntary Consulting and Testing) Clinic at Ngudi Waluyo Hospital. (ina / rev)