The Tver Regional branch of the Russian Red Cross has launched a program dedicated to the HIV/AIDS prevention. It includes: informational talks on the principle of “peer-to-peer” education, promotion of preventive measures among students and schoolchildren, distribution of contraception, as well as holding round tables devoted to HIV / AIDS.
On December 23, a round table “Prevention of HIV infection among young people” was held in the conference hall of the Tver Museum and Exhibition Complex. It was attended by the chief physician of the Tver regional center for the prevention and control of AIDS and infectious diseases Alexander Razdorsky, the chief physician of the Tver regional drug treatment clinic Vera Chestnova, the deputy chief physician of the Tver regional anti-tuberculosis dispensary Irina Kuznetsova, acting chief physician of the Tver blood transfusion stations, head of the Russian RC Tver branch – Mr. Nikolai Dobylev, as well as winners of the STOP AIDS! drawing competition among adolescents.
There were a number of discussions at the round table on HIV / AIDS prevention.
At the end of the round table, the prospects of interaction between Tver branch of the Russian RC and the Tver regional center for the prevention and control of AIDS, the Ministry of Health of the Tver region and executive authorities were discussed and outlined.
Also on December 1, 2020, within the framework of World AIDS Day, a press conference was held in the building of the Government of the Belgorod Region, which was attended by representatives of the Belgorod regional branch of the Russian Red Cross, the Belgorod Center for the Prevention and Control of AIDS and the Office of Rospotrebnadzor in the Belgorod Region.
During the meeting, specialists from the Belgorod Regional Branch of the Russian Red Cross, the AIDS Center and the Rospotrebnadzor Administration for the Belgorod Region answered all the audience’s questions regarding the problem of HIV infection, assistance to HIV-infected people in difficult life situations.