The first Ukrainian clinic for quick testing and treatment of HIV/AIDS, the AHF (AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AHF) Test & Treat opened in the Primorsky district of Odessa, reported the press service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine on the website.
“Clinic “Test & Treat” AHF – this is Ukraine’s first healthcare institution, which is intended not only to diagnose HIV infection, but, in case of detection, to help HIV-positive people to start as soon as possible treatment and keep them and their families at all stages”, – stated in the message.
Annually bezoplatnoe testing for HIV/AIDS in the clinic will be able to pass more than 2 thousand patients.
Odessa region shows one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the country. Thus, according to the Center for public health protection (CHP) under the Ministry of health, the prevalence is 876,4 cases of HIV infection per 100 thousand population .