San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oax. November 16 On the National HIV Testing Day, which will be commemorated on Friday, November 23, at the State Council for AIDS Prevention and Control and in the Ambulatory Center for the Prevention and Care of AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (Coesida -Capasite) will perform rapid HIV detection tests at different points of the entity starting 20-23 of this month.
In this way, in coordination with OABACO (UABJO) Autonomous University "Benito Juárez", South East Oaxaca Regional University (URSE) and Health Department of Oaxaca de Juárez City Hall invite the Oaxaca to participate in the Free and Confidential HIV Test.
Coesida-Capasits Director-General Gabriela Velásquez Rosas said that "each year, the purpose of these activities is to encourage Oaxaca to perform an HIV test, to know its serological status and hence help stop the transmission of the virus . "
The beginning of the activities will take place on Tuesday, November 20, starting at 9:00, at UABJO University Campus. At 10:00 at the Center for Educational Evaluation and Innovation (Cevie), a conference titled "Importance of the HIV Test" will be offered. At the same time, three mobile HIV detection units, located in the Faculty of Nursing, the Faculty of Dentistry and in front of Revere, will apply the tests.
On Wednesday, November 21st, the three mobile units will be located in the facilities of the URSE El Rosario campus and will provide the service at the Nutrition Faculty in front of the Multi-Use Chamber and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. At 10:00, a conference titled "Importance of HIV Testing" will be presented.
Also, on November 22, a mobile unit will be located in the URSE German campus, another in Juarez Park "El Llano" and another in the Plaza de la Danza. At 10, the "Importance of the HIV Test" conference will be presented again at the Municipal Health Bureau at Mártires de Tacubaya 315, Centro, Oaxaca.
Finally, on Friday, November 23, the date of commemorating the National HIV Testing Day, the activities will be completed at the UABJO Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, where three mobile units will be installed and the conference will be presented. "Safe and Protected Sex Practices" starting at 10 o'clock.
It should be noted that in the Captains located in San Bartolo Coyotepec, Salina Cruz and Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, HIV tests will take place between 8:00 and 3:00.