They located information booths on 12th Street – Central Avenue, in front of the public market, where personnel from the Antiretroviral Clinic of the Colón Health Region and Health Promotion Clinic.

Panama- Some 107 tests in order to detect Acquired Immunodeficiency Virus (VIH), were held in the city of Colon, in the middle of an activity organized by the public and private sector.

For this I they located positions of information in the 12th Street central avenue, in front of public market, where staff of the Antiretroviral Clinic from Health Region from Colon and of Health promotion, orienting passersby. In this community action participated Probidside Y AHF Panama.

Victor Peñafiel, director of the Antiretroviral Clinic urged at people a not fear to proofFor this you can use the health facilities, the clinic, the NGOs, the important thing, he said, is to know the diagnosis and take the treatment, since on average more than 80 people per year are diagnosed with HIV on the Atlantic coast.

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Apart from antiretroviral clinic, in Colón there is the friendly clinic that works in the Policentro Juan A. Núñez, where people can confidently reach out to be attended to.

During this activity, delivery from condones, lubricants e information about him VIH and also about the proper use of condom.

Both the authorities of Health like the ONG, they work for avoid that the adolescentyes, the pregnant mothers and the mens that have sex with others manyes, look infected with the virus.

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