December 1 - World day of fight against AIDS. Overcoming of epidemic of this illness became today a world social problem which demands consolidation of efforts of medicine, the public and each person. In the history there are many examples of epidemics of serious illnesses which were won by medicine, however the syndrome of the acquired immune deficiency (SAID) - the unique phenomenon. Every year the virus continues to affect more and more people...
According to Head department of statistics, in 2008 incidence of HIV - an infection in Nikolayevshchina made 99 people with for the first time in life the established diagnosis per 100 thousand population against 41 persons as a whole across Ukraine, including AIDS - respectively 9 people against 10. Unfortunately, it should be noted that for the previous three years the HIV incidence - an infection was the highest among regions.
For the end of 2008 in medical institutions of area was on the accounting of 5224 HIV - the infected persons among whom 476 - patients with AIDS that, respectively, in 2,6 and 5,3 times is more, than for the end of 2000. Among patients who were on the account for the end of last year, 43% - women and more than 9% - children and teenagers. From HIV total - infected more than a half 39% - sexually, 9% - from HIV - infected mother are infected as a result of the use of drugs by means of injections.
For January - September, 2009 in the region 55,8 thousand examinations on HIV - an infection from which in 1416 cases it was confirmed are conducted. It is put under observation of 899 HIV carriers - infections with for the first time in life the established diagnosis, including 55 patients with AIDS. As of October 1, 2009 on the account in medical institutions of the region there were 5689 HIV - infected.