28th of May on Truhaniv island Kyiv citizens will be able to get tested for HIV for free

On 28th May at 16:00 Convictus Ukraine and the Kyiv City AIDS Center, financially supported by AHF Ukraine and Alliance for Public Health (Alliance)  will conduct antiHIV campaign on Trukhaniv Island in Kyiv.

This campaign is dedicated to the memory of people who died of AIDS.The campaign will be located near foot bridge on Trukhaniv Island. There will be some  information tents,  mobile clinic where everyone would get  rapid testing for HIV. The social workers and volunteers from Convictus Ukraine Kyiv residents topical handing out informational materials and condoms to the visitors of Trukhaniv Island. During the action also expected a number of interesting events: some quests for youth, where anyone will be able in form creative forn  get information about HIV transmission and prevention; creative workshop; launching balloons as a sign of the memory of all the victims of AIDS. The most active participants will receive some interesting prizes. The event will run from 16:00 to 22:00. From the beginning of 2016  in our country, according to the data of Ukrainian center for prevention and fighting AIDS of the MOH of Ukraine there were registered 4963 new cases of HIV in Ukraine.

 

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