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The education work aims to educate teenagers aged 16 a19 years on the prevention of STDs

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The Office of Health Surveillance (CVS) will hold in the period 16-19 August, an awareness campaign in the public schools of the State of Amapá on the control and prevention of AIDS. The initiative's education work aims to educate teenagers aged 16 a19 years on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.

According to the coordinator of the Health Surveillance Secretariat of State for Health, Maria Asuncion, the teams will be formed to give information to teenagers in state schools through lectures in classrooms.

The work will be divided into three stages: the first will include sectoral meetings of the Coordination of Epidemiological Surveillance, then the agency will carry out invitations to entities related to epidemiology. And in the third and final phase will occur with the implementation of the plan of lectures and participation in public schools throughout the second half.

The principle will be 10 state schools as a pilot project will later be expanded to more schools, until they are complete explanations regarding the service to students of the state, on the instruments of access to tests that identify whether the person has HIV virus, explains the Assumption.

To Maria Asuncion, the need for municipal, state and federal participate in this project is vital to develop effective public policies. With regard to prevention and access to information about AIDS, the program breaks paradigms and form multipliers in schools, and propose an advisory work for the community and juvenile pubic.

The campaign was prompted by recent data released by the Ministry of Health shows that in the Amapá a scale called the average level of complexity and Percentage Incidence of AIDS in the region. Other data released by the Information System for Notifiable Diseases (SINAN), since 1987 when it became the first AIDS case in the state, the number of cases of positive serum has increased. Today there are 900 confirmed cases and 800 monitored in the patient care programs of AIDS in Macapa.

Programs to access information about the disease has advanced through the work of the Epidemiological Surveillance teams that have taken action in several locations and itinerant municipalities of Amapá. Another important factor is the identification of migration mechanisms of the disease that has advanced greatly in the young audience, according to a report of the Coordinator for Health Surveillance said the manager of the Center for AIDS Care Carrier, Antonio Wilson.


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