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Harsh criticism of the new MINSAL campaign on HIV


A not very good reception had the # 39; new HIV campaign promoted by the Ministry of Health.

In a 30-second video broadcast on social networks, the spot raises while a group of people look at the camera: "One of these people can have HIV and you have 10 seconds to discover it.. But it is impossible to know it, because the only way is to do the test. Take the exam, take care of your body, use a condom. Take care of your life and that of others ".

Critics came to both foundations and activists. for the Fundación Iguals, For example, "This campaign is a mistake".

"This perspective is contrary to the human rights approach that should have a campaign on HIV / AIDS. Stigmatizing seropositive people is not the way", They affirm.

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The activist and journalist Víctor Hugo RoblesHe criticized him "Police and investigator format" of the campaign. "Not about fast test but uses (abuses) with faces of people, some of them HIV, posing terrifying challenge:" You have 10 seconds to discover – ", he raises.

From the Movement for Sexual Diversity (MUMS) They pointed to the "Non-coordination with preventative work and organizations of people with HIV".

The trans activist Alessia Injoque he commented that "to speak d must be with seriousness, care and respect; We talk about people, their lives, a huge social stigma, and they charge that advertising, instead of fighting, it increases. Presenting people with HIV as criminals only makes it difficult to talk about the subject and discouraging test".

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