Wednesday , June 16 2021

Alevi Convihve A.C. for risky sexual practices among young people

Juan Bosco, president of Convihve A.C (Photo: Sayra Casillas)

Author: Sayra Casillas/@ SayraCasillas2

Morelia, Michoacán ( President of the civic association Convihve. Juan Bosco Valle Delgado, alarmed with high incidence risky sexual practicesmainly between youth population condition, a situation that opens the door to infection HIV / AIDSsuffering that has so far consumed the lives of three children under the age of 24 this year.

Two weeks after commemoration World AIDS Day, representative of the group founded 18 years ago, reminded that from February 13, 2018, so far they have done a lot days with application with quick tests to detect the virus in different parts of the state, the results of which are shown on average two positive cases for everyone 100 tests, they are similar or slightly above the national average.

He commented on the issue of anxiety Relaxation which deals with the prevention of this disease, especially in men.

"This is a serious matter, because we see that young people do not protect themselves, have their sexuality in an irresponsible way and put themselves at risk of infection … we are very sad to see that this year we have three deaths of young 24 years in the phase of AIDS with due to a late diagnosis, "he explained.

In addition to World AIDS Day, the first December 1 will be commemorated at Michoacán for the first time Day to fight human immunodeficiency virus– acquired HIV / AIDS immunodeficiency syndrome aimed at preventing, raising awareness and informing the public about the dangers that this disease implies as a problem public health.

The measure was approved by the last term of the Congress of state in July this year. In their considerations, the opinion presented by the then members of the Health and Social Care Committee and the Human Rights Commission showed that according to the CENSIDA, across the country from 1983 to the first semester of this 2017 they were diagnosed 19,000 336 cases of HIV / AIDSwhile in Michoacán, 5974 cases were recorded in the same period.

However, according to data provided by the head of the department of sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS, Carmen Chacón Sánchez, published in April this year in local media, in 2017, 333 new cases were diagnosed (285 in men and 48 in women), for the gathered 7,000 044 cases between 1985 and the end of last year.


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