On December 1, free testing for HIV of all comers took place at the main stations in the cities of Ukraine

December 1, 2015, within the framework of the charity event “Safety for Life”, on the occasion of World AIDS Day, the Public Health Alliance in cooperation with the State Administration of Railway Transport of Ukraine, the Trade Union of Railway Workers and Transport Builders of Ukraine, BV “Konviktus Ukraine”, BO “Aeneas Club” and other public organizations conducted testing of all comers at the main railway stations: Kiev-Passenger, Dnepropetrovsk-Main, Kharkov-Passenger, Vinnitsa-Passenger, Krivoy Rog- Main.

The main purpose of the event was to inform the population of large cities of Ukraine about the risks of HIV infection and other dangerous diseases, especially due to the difficult economic situation, massive internal migration and fighting in the east of Ukraine, because, according to the risks of the spread of infectious diseases, dozens of times.

Within three hours – from 10:00 to 13:00 – all wishing passengers received directly in the station information materials and practical recommendations for HIV prevention. In addition, everyone could undergo rapid HIV testing in specialized mobile outpatient clinics.

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