Thursday , October 28 2021

The initiative to get free the HIV test


It will be held this Saturday in 23 cities of the country simultaneously; You can get the result in just ten minutes.

In 23 cities of the country simultaneously, a night's day will be held this Saturday to be tested for HIV, free and for free; and you will get the result in just ten minutes. during "The testeos night "will make safe and confidential HIV tests, information will be provided and condoms will be distributed.

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The day will begin in the evening and will last until midnight. In Buenos Aires the days will be held from 20 to 23 and will take place in Chacabuco – in Plaza Sant Martí Chacabuco, located in Belgrano and First Board -, next to LGBT Chacabuco; in Mar del Plata – in Never Mind Bar, address: Moreno 2736, in conjunction with Diversidad Balcarce and Amadi; and in Monte Grande next to Casa M.A.N.U, in Av. Dard Rocha and Cnel. Dorrego.

The initiative is promoted by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an organization founded in 1987 in the United States, which is funded by its own social entrepreneurs, a chain of pharmacies, second-hand shops, health contracts and other strategic alliances that allow it to provide medical and advisory services around the world.

According to data from this organization, in Argentina, it estimates that 129,000 people are carriers of HIV, of which 20% do not know their diagnosis.

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The result is known in ten minutes after you get a small blood sample with a finger tip. Before completing the test, a brief assessment and risk assessment survey is completed. In case the result is reactive for HIV, the trained staff will accompany the person so that they can begin the treatment.

source: the nation

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