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On May 17 in Kazakhstan events aimed at population awareness of HIV/AIDS will take place

On May 17, 2015, within the World day of memory of AIDS victims will pass the thematic actions directed on informing the population about HIV/AIDS in all regions of the country.

The main idea - to inform to people that today at timely treatment HIV infection can be transferred from the category of fatal diseases to the category chronic, and to live long full-fledged life.

The purpose - to induce people not to be afraid to do the test for HIV, not to be afraid to speak about it, to ask questions and to receive on them answers, to remember those who was carried away by HIV epidemic, to support the people living with HIV/AIDS, their friends and relatives.

From the moment of the beginning of epidemic of HIV in the world about 78 million people caught, from them 39 million people died of the diseases connected with AIDS.

In Kazakhstan as a result of the carried-out system anti-epidemic measures the situation on prevalence of HIV infection was stabilized and keeps, according to World Health Organization, at the concentrated stage. In the republic general access to treatment, leaving and support of the people living with HIV that promotes increase in life expectancy and decrease in a lethality from AIDS is provided.

In comparison with 2009 in 2014 the number of the persons living with the HIV receiving anti-retrovirus therapy increased by 4,5 times. For treatment and effective medical examination of children in the Southern Kazakhstan area the specialized rehabilitation center "Mother and Child" functions. New technologies for control of efficiency of anti-retrovirus therapy take root. For the purpose of improvement of rendering the consulting and diagnostic help to the persons living with HIV achievements of a telemedicine are widely used.

Let us remind that World Day of AIDS victims is celebrated all over the world since 1983 in the third Sunday of May.

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