Monday , May 17 2021

HIV: Where and when to conduct free testing in Mendoza?

Saturday marks World Awareness Day on HIV / AIDS and Mendoza cares that in In recent years, the age of those who conclude the virus has fallen.

That's why They plan different activities which indicate an early diagnosis.

HIV is a virus that destroys the immune system and AIDS is the last stage of infection. This difference must be highlighted

These are some preliminary data on the disease in Mendoza. While they are not final data are similar or slightly higher than last year. 360 cases were diagnosed in the last year, almost one case per day.

Since 1984 that the first case was recorded so far there are 4,695 people infected with the virus. 1,419 show AIDS and 783 deaths for related diseases.

Take into account

  • HIV is not transmitted: giving hugs, handling, kissing and cuddling. It comes in contact with sweat, saliva or tears. Using public toilets, glasses or cutlery also does not drink a mate.
  • If HIV is transmitted: Sexual route (anal, vaginal, oral without protection), blood vessel (blood transfusion without analysis, shared use of syringe, needle medication), perinatal route or mother to child (from a mother with HIV to her son during pregnancy , birth or breast-feeding)

It should be noted that treatments have improved considerably over the years.

There is in Argentina 120 thousand infectedOf these, 30% do not know their diagnosis, but may be familiar with a blood sample. Therefore, awareness raising campaigns will be conducted.

Where to test

November 30th

In hospitals: Central, Lagomagiore, Notty, Jose Nestor Leninas, Hrabalovski, Diego Paroisien, Perupato, Sapori, Raffo, Ilija, Scaraveli, Tagareli, Shestakov, Argentine nurses and University Hospital.

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

Tsipra at the Health Center no. 76 Dr. Angel Persico in Palmyra, San Martin
CePAT CIC 913, Colony, Yunin
The CePat of the Directorate of Health, the Municipality of Las Hersas and the ODA Vida Infantil. It will perform the tests at Plaza Marcos Burgos from Las Xeras.

At the National University of Cuyo:
9 to 13: Faculty of Medical Sciences: Office for HIV counseling and testing, in CENMAD (Center for Adolescent Medicine) before the former rector.
From 11 to 14: Student health, next to the University's dining room.

Provincial prison in Mendoza:
Complex Almafurte (Luján de Cuyo).
Complex of young adults (city).

Municipal program for HIV / AIDS Guaymallén:
From 10 to 13: Conducting counseling and testing, working together with the nurse University Hospital, intended for the community.
From 10 to 13: In the eplanade of The municipality of GuamallenStand by condom distribution and graphic material and placement of a multimedia screen.
Medicaid Children's Medical Center (Rodriguez and Pueyrredón), from 8 am to 1 pm and 4:00 am to 9:00 am.

December 1

The provincial AIDS program, the social work of public sector employees, the Provincial Program for Viral Hepatitis, the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the National University of Kuyo, the Central Hospitals, Lagomaggiore, Leninas, Paroiense and Central Vaccination will be present at Park San Martin, ahead of Rosedale, from 9am to 1pm.

Counseling and testing of HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B and C, and placement of a vaccine against hepatitis B, accompanied by games on the subject and public classes of gymnastics.

CepT of the Directorate for Promotion and Primary Health Protection of the Municipality of Mendoza. Beginning at 18, at the Park Central Foundation Rock and Life, Starting from 18, Paseo Alameda (in Cordoba and San Martin de Ciudad) will be consulting and testing, artistic interventions and information cabinet.

Municipal program for HIV / AIDS, Guaymallén, from 17 to 21, in the Predio de la Virgin Tips and testing will be made for people coming into this space.

December 3

The CEPAT of the Directorate of Health of the Municipality of Godoy Cruz in cooperation with the Departmental Department of the Ministry of Health, Social Development and Sport. In the departmental square Tomasz Godoy Cruz, from 9 to 13 o'clock.

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