In the framework of & # 39; activities for the World Day & # 39; Response to HIV / AIDS, The Ministry of Public Health and by & # 39; different actors, Actions to prevent and diagnose & # 39; infection with virus & # 39; the human immunodeficiency (HIV) continue to be developed in all the province.
- In the capital, on Monday 26, from 8.30 up 12 there will be a rapid test in & # 39; Pro Mujer Salta, Jujuy 215.
- Tuesday 27, from 9 to 12.30, in the Health Center No. 5 neighborhood & # 39; El Pilar.
- On Wednesday 28, 9 to 12.30, at the Health Center No. 28, in the neighborhood of & # 39; San Antonio.
On Friday 30, from 19, in the House of Culture will be presented, through the human library mode, the oral exhibition "30 Years & # 39; HIV in & # 39; Salta", which reflects the first moments attention of HIV patients in our environment.
This exhibition will be in charge of Public Health professionals b & # 39; Senior Technical support in librarianship of & # 39; the Institute & # 39; Higher Education No. 6001. Each participant represents a chapter of the book that says the oral history & # 39; HIV in & # 39; Salta.
On Saturday, 1 & # 39; December, World Day & # 39; Response to HIV / AIDS, and from 10 to 14, the program & # 39; STDs and HIV Viral Hepatitis will install place in the framework of the Four Hours & # 39; Salta.
There will be information about delivery & # 39; graphic material on the prevention of & # 39; HIV and & # 39; other sexually transmitted diseases, and it will be a rapid test to detect the virus in the blood of & # 39; All those who request voluntarily.
Monday 26, from 8.30 to 12, the Hospital Dr. Ramón Carrillo, Iruya, will organize a workshop on information and prevention and rapid testing.
On Friday 30, activities & # 39; prevention and diagnosis will be developed, Hospital Vicente Arroyabe, f & # 39; Pichanal, between 8 and 18. In the central square & # 39; Cachi, from 9 to 12.30. In San Roque Hospital, a Embarcación, from 9 a.m. to 12.30. In the cultural hall & # 39; El Galpón, from 9 to 12.30. In the Plaza de Guachipas, from 9 to 12.30. In the Plaza de Aguaray, from 9 to 12.30. In the Plaza de Chicoana, from 9 to 12.30.
F & # 39; La Caldera, Saturday, 1 & # 39; December, between 4 and 7 & # 39; morning, there will be festival artistic b & # 39; testing on the basis of Club Deportivo yards.
The diagnostic test is voluntary, free and confidential. It consists in making & # 39; & # 39 small sample; blood obtained from puncture in yellow & # 39; finger & # 39; and place on a test strip, which in a few minutes give presumed outcome.
To perform the test, not required to be in total fasting, it is sufficient to consume fatty foods hours before taking the blood sample.
People diagnosed as HIV positive may access controls and free treatments, both through the public health services as well as social work cover, in accordance with existing national legislation.
The main route of transmission & # 39; hemotransmissibli HIV and other infections is sexual. Almost 100% of people of both sexes with & # 39; HIV contracted the infection during unprotected sex, so it is always advisable to use a condom, in addition to protecting against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, prevent unwanted pregnancy.
In hospitals and health centers can & # 39; access free condoms, as well as related information & # 39; Other measures & # 39; prevention.