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Heterosexuals account for 80% of AIDS cases in Campo Grande

Figures show that between 2002 and April 1982 notifications were made in 2012 with 563 deaths from the disease in the capital

 
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CTA's new headquarters is located in Anhanduí Street, opposite the Forestry Reserve Mayor Nelson Trad Filho at the inauguration of Counseling and Testing Center (CTA)
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CTA's new headquarters is located in Anhanduí Street, opposite the Forestry Reserve
Mayor Nelson Trad Filho at the inauguration of Counseling and Testing Center (CTA)

Estimation of the Secretariat of Health of Mato Grosso do Sul show in Campo Grande, capital of the state, about 10,000 people are living with AIDS, with more than 80% are heterosexual. The data were presented this week the medical team of Counseling and Testing Center (CTA). Figures show that between 2002 and April 2012 notifications and 1982 were performed in the same period, 563 deaths. This year, January through April were reported 57 new HIV positive cases and 14 deaths reported due to complications from AIDS in the capital.

To help prevent new cases from this week, the CTA now has a new headquarters. The unit shall meet with those seeking greater privacy orientation, referral and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

As reported by the Municipal Health Secretary, Leandro Mazina, the center will work with a team of qualified professionals consisting of doctors, nurses and technicians, psychologists and administrative servers. The new space, and comfort allow users easier access to services for HIV testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, he said. At the site will not be done AIDS treatment, patients are referred to reference centers: the Hospital Day care unit Bahia and New University Hospital.

This unit will be testing for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis and other STDs for free and safe, without the need for scheduling. Testing of HIV / AIDS is confidential, only the person doing the test access to test results.

The administrative manager of the CTA, Gustavo Maidana, said that beyond the actions of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, the work will be focused on prevention. For this, the service will have a team called CTA Traveling with a visit in businesses, schools, settlements and other places for testing in people with difficulties to go to the health unit. It is estimated that the site continues to meet an average of 60 people per month.

The CTA is already listening on the new headquarters, from 7 am to 11 pm and from 13 hours to 17 hours. The test can be performed without the need for free or routing scheduling.

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   Palavras-chave:   AIDS    HIV    Campo Grande    Mato Grosso do Sul    Counseling and Testing Center    CTA   
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