- Oaxaca ranks ninth & # 39; & # 39 nationally in; cases & # 39; HIV, said Gabriela Velásquez Rosas.
Oaxaca, Oax.- For the second consecutive day, the State Council for the Prevention of AIDS and the Outpatient Center for Prevention and Treatment of AIDS and infections & # 39; Sexual Transmission (COESIDA- CAPASITS) performing actions to prevent and identify the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), this day was held at the Regional University of South campaign & # 39; Oaxaca (Ursei) El Rosario, a commemoration the National Day of HIV testing.
Before the students of Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Director General & # 39; COESIDA-CAPASITS, Gabriela Velásquez Rosas mentioned that Oaxaca occupies ninth & # 39; place at national level in & # 39; & # 39 cases and HIV, according to epidemiological data from the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control & # 39; HIV and AIDS (CENSIDA). For this reason, he stressed the importance of implementing the & # 39; prevention and treatment strategies, as they have appropriate diagnosis, one can & # 39; have effective treatment and & # 39; quality.
Finally, the Head & # 39; State HIV / AIDS Program and urged the university students and the general population to take test & # 39; HIV in Mobile Units and go to CAPASITS of & # 39; San Bartolo Coyotepec, Salina Cruz and Santiago Pinotepa Nacional.
The event was attended by the Director of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Ursei, Salustia González Rosales, f & # 39; name of Ursei rector, Benjamin Smith Alonso Arango; Director of School & # 39; Nutrition Ursei, Lois Silvia López Castellanos and Head of the Training Department & # 39; COESIDA-CAPASITS, Félix Andrés Santiago Niño.