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HIV: When and when to carry out free tests in Mendoza?


Saturday commemorates World Awareness on HIV / AIDS Awareness and Mendoza is worried to be in the In recent years, the age of those who contracted the virus has decreased.

That is why They plan various activities which indicates early diagnosis.

HIV is the virus that destroys the immune system and AIDS is the final stage of the infection. This dissertation must be highlighted

These are preliminary data of the disease in Mendoza. Although not, the final data is similar or slightly higher than last year. It has been diagnosed with 360 cases during the last year, almost one case per day.

Since 1984 that the first case had been recorded so far 4,695 people have been infected by the virus. He showed 1,419 AIDS and 783 deaths for associated diseases.

I'd consider

  • HIV is not transmitted: putting hugs, handbags, pigs and cheeses. Coming with sweat, saliva or tears. Using public rooms, glasses or knives, they do not drink a partner.
  • If HIV is transmitted: Sexual path (analytic, vaginal, unprotected oral), blood route (blood transfusions without analysis, partial syringe use, drug needles), perinatal tract or mother's to a child (by a mother with HIV son and son pregnancy, birth or breastfeeding)

That should be noted improvements better over the years.

In Argentina there is 120 thousand infectedOf these 30% do not know their diagnosis, but it can be identified by a blood sample. That's why awareness campaigns are being done.

Where to prove

November 30

In the Hospitals: Canolog, Lagomaggiore, Notti, José Néstor Lencinas, Chrabalowski, Diego Paroissien, Perrupato, Saporiti, Raffo, Illia, Scaravelli, Tagarelli, Schestakow, Argentina Nurses and the University Hospital.

So also, in the Prevention, Counseling and Testing Centers that work throughout the year and that they will be present today.

CePAT from Health Center No. 76 Dr. Angel Persico in Palmira, San Martin
CePAT CIC 913, And Colonia, Junín
CePAT from Health Directorate, Borough of Las Heras and OSC Vida Infantil. He will carry out tests at Plaza Marcos Burgos from Las Heras.

At Cuyo National University:
9 i 13: Faculty of Medical Sciences: Office of Counseling and HIV Testing, at the CENMAD (Center for Young People's Medicine) in front of the former rector.
From 11 to 14: Student Health, adjacent to the University Dining Room.

Mendoza Provincial Penitentiary:
Almafuerte complex (Luján de Cuyo).
Young Adult Complex (City).

Guaymallén HIV / AIDS Civic Program:
From 10 to 13: Conducting and Testing, joint working with the Nursing Career University Hospital, had to attract the community.
From 10 to 13: In the church Guaymallén Dinesig, Situation with condoms distribution and graphic material and multimedia screen installation.
Medikids Pediatric Medical Center (Rodríguez a Pueyrredón), or 8 a.m. i 1:00 p.m. at 4:00 p.m. i 9:00 p.m.

December 1

The Provincial AIDS Program, Public Workers' Social Work, Viral Hepatitis Provincial Program, the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the National University of Cuyo, Central Hospitals, Lagomaggiore, Lencinas, Paroissiens and Central Vaccination will be present in the San Martin Park, in front of the Rosedal, from 9 a.m. i 13 p.m.

Advise and test HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C and place the vaccine against hepatitis B, along with topics on the subject and public classes of gymnastics.

CePAT of the Primary Health Promotion and Health Directorate of the City of Mendoza. Starting 18 years old, in the Parque Central Foundation Rock and LifeStarting at the age of 18, Paseo Alameda (in Córdoba and San Martín de Ciudad) will be held advising and testing, artistic interventions and information booth.

Civic Program for HIV / AIDS, Guaymallén, or 17 to 21, in the Preaching of the Virgin Advice and tests will be made to people who come to this place.

December 3

CePAT from the Godoy Cruz Municipal Health Directorate in conjunction with the Department of Godoy under the Ministry of Health, Social Development and Sport. In the departmental square Tomás Godoy Cruz, or 9 a.m. i 13 p.m.

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