The City Health Inspectorate organizes initiatives to mark European Week for HIV and Hepatitis during the 25-30 November period, as well as celebrating World AIDS Day on December 1, "Knowing Your Status", the organizers announced.
Part of the events are free and unknown research on HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and syphilis in the RHI laboratory. The research will start on November 23 and will continue until November 30 inclusive. RIS says that 151 people, 55 of them are male and 96 women, and have no HIV register, have been tested by unknown tests for free HIV / AIDS tests in their laboratory starting year to September.
There is also a discussion on "How to protect against sexually transmitted infections", focusing on HIV prevention and hepatitis, in the Type of Family Accommodation for Children and Youth в "- 3 in Shumen. Further training seminars will be held on the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted infections. I'm staying in classes of five Shoumen schools – University of Sofia. Levski ", University of Sofia" P. Volov ", PGASG, PGMETT" Hr. Botev, PGOCHT and faith will be held together with volunteers from the Bulgarian Youth Cross Cross.
The campaign also includes the distribution of health education and condoms materials in the city's central part, arranging exhibitions at RZI, Diagnostic-Consulting Center I and "Sh. Konstantin Preslavski" as well as placing site materials health inspection.
National data shows that 2 876 people who have been infected with HIV have registered in Bulgaria between 1987 and September 2018. Since the beginning of this year, 161 HIV-seropositive has come from up, while maintaining the trend in recent years that the number of newly registered men is far more than the infected women. The ratio of infected men and women this year is 6: 1 (139 men and 22 women). This year the most affected is the age group 30-39 – 44%, followed by the age group 20-29 – 25%. This year's trend is the infection route – 90% of infected HIV infections have recently been infected with a sexual infection and 9% are infected with the use of injecting drugs.