Wednesday , January 27 2021

Convihve A.C. Alert About dangerous sexual practices among young people

Juan Bosco, president of Konihve A.C (Photo: Sierra Casillas)

By: Sierra Casillas/@ SayraCasillas2

Morelia, Michoacán ( .- President of the Civil Association Convihve, Juan Bosco and Ella Delgado, Alerted to the high prevalence of Dangerous sex practices, Mainly between Youth population Of the country, this mode opens the door to the paste of HIV / AIDS, Has suffered so far this year claimed the lives of three children under the age of 24.

Two weeks after the commemoration World AIDS Day, Representative of the group founded 18 years ago, recalled that since 13 February 2018 so far they have done multiple Days of Application of Speed ​​tests To detect the virus in different parts of the country, the results of which show on average Two positive cases For each 100 tests, A figure similar or slightly above the national average.

He remarked the issue of concern is apparent relaxation Which refers to the issue of preventing this disease, especially in men.

"It is serious that we see that young people are not protecting themselves, they are their sexuality in an irresponsible manner and they pose themselves at risk of infection … We are very sad to see that this year we have already had three deaths of young people aged 24 years in AIDS A late diagnosis, "he explained.

In addition to the World Day to Fight AIDS, this December 1 for the first time will win Michoacán Day of the state of the fight against human immunodeficiency virusAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV / AIDS) to prevent, raise awareness and inform the population of the risks that this disease means public health.

The approval was approved by the last legislature of the State Congress in July this year. In its considerations, the opinion presented at the time by members of the Health and Welfare Committees and the Human Rights Committee showed that according to data CENSIDA, Nationwide From 1983 to the first semester of this 2017 They were diagnosed 19,000 336 cases of HIV / AIDS, Whereas in Michoacán, for the same period, 5,974 cases were reported.

However, according to data from the head of the Department of Sex and AIDS, Carmen Aacon Sánchez, published in April in the local media in 2017, 333 new cases (285 men and 48 women) were diagnosed, 7,000 044 cases between 1985 and the end of last year.


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