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Alert Convihve A.C. for risky sexual practices among young people



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Juan Bosco, President of Conviha A.C (Photo: Saira Casillas)

Author: Saira Casillas/@ SairaCasillas2

Morelia, Michoacan (MiMorelia.com) .- President of the Civil Society Convihve, Juan Bosco Valle Delgado, warned of high frequency risky sexual practices, mostly between youth population state, the situation that opens the door for contamination HIV / AIDS, suffering that until now confirmed the lives of three children younger than 24 years of age.

Two weeks after the commemoration World AIDS Day, a representative of the group founded 18 years ago, reminded that since February 13 this year 2018 to date, made several of the day of application of quick tests to detect viruses in different parts of the country, whose results show an average two positive cases for everyone 100 tests, similar or slightly above the national average.

He commented on the issue of concern obviously Relaxation who deals with the issue of preventing this disease, especially in men.

"It's serious because we see that young people do not protect themselves, have an irresponsible way of their sexuality and risk an infection … we are very sad to see that this year we already had three deaths of young people 24 years of age in the AIDS phase due to a late diagnosis" , he explained.

In addition to the World AIDS Day, December 1 will mark the first time in Michoacan National Day for Fighting Human Immunodeficiency Virus– HIV / AIDS acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, with the goal of preventing, raising awareness and informing the population of the risks that this disease implies as a problem public health.

This measure was approved by the latest legislation of the state congress in July this year. In their deliberations, the opinion presented by the then members of the Commission on Health and Social Assistance, as well as the Commission on Human Rights, showed that, according to the data from CENSIDA, nationvide from 1983 to the first semester of this 2017 they are diagnosed 19 thousand 336 cases of HIV / AIDS, while in Michoacan, in the same period, 5,974 cases were reported.

However, according to the head of the Department of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS, Carmen Chacon Sanchez, published in April this year in local media, in 2017, he diagnosed 333 new cases (285 men and 48 in women), accumulated from 7 thousands of 044 cases between 1985 and the end of last year.

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