San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oax. November 16 In the framework of the National Day for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing, which will be celebrated this Friday, November 23, the State Council for the Prevention and Control of AIDS, and the Ambulatory Center for the Prevention and Treatment of AIDS and Coesida-Capasits, will be carried out from 20 to 23 months, a rapid test to detect HIV at different points of the entity.
In this way, in coordination with the Autonomous University "Benito Juárez" of Oaxaca (UABJO), the Southeast Oaxaca Regional University (URSE) and the Ministry of Health of the Municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez invited Oaxaca to participate in free and confidential HIV Tests.
Director General Coesida-Capasits, Gabriela Velásquez Rosas, said that "every year, the aim of this activity is to encourage Oaxaca to take an HIV test, to find out their serological status and thus help stop the transmission of the virus."
The beginning of the activity will be held on Tuesday, November 20, starting at 9 am at UABJO University Campus facilities. At 10:00 am the conference called "The Importance of HIV Tests" will be given at the Center for Educational and Innovation Evaluation (Cevie). Simultaneously, three Mobile HIV Detection Units, located in the Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Dentistry and in front of the Rectory, will apply the test.
On Wednesday, November 21, three Mobile Units will be located at the El Rosario URSE Campus facility, and will provide services at the Nutrition Faculty, in front of the Multiple Usage Room and at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. At 10:00 am, a conference entitled "The Importance of HIV Tests" will be presented.
Also, on November 22 a Cellular Unit will be located on the German URSE Campus, others in Juarez Park "El Llano" and another at Plaza de la Danza. At 10 o'clock, the conference "The Importance of HIV Tests" will be presented again at the City Health Service located in Mártires de Tacubaya 315, Centro, Oaxaca.
Finally, on Friday, November 23, the date on which the National Day for HIV Testing is commemorated, activities will end at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at UABJO, where three Mobile Units will be installed and conferences will also be presented. "Safe and protected sexual practices" starting at 10
It should be noted that in the same way at Capasit located in San Bartolo Coyotepec, Salina Cruz and Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, HIV testing will be carried out from 8am to 3pm.