The Nikolaev area has chance to receive additional resources for fight against tuberculosis

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Ukraine this year has every chance to get from the international organizations about 105 million US dollars on implementation of programs for control over distribution of tuberculosis, AIDS and HIV - infections.

As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, about it on a press - conferences in Lugansk were reported by the chairman of the board of the international public organization "International Institute of Problems HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis"Eliot PERLMAN.

According to him, last year an application of Ukraine about financing of the antitubercular programs, submitted to Global fund of fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, wasn't satisfied. This year documents after the tuberculosis component were processed more competently, and Ukraine has much more chances to receive means from this international fund. Results of consideration of the demand will be declared in the next weeks.

According toE. PERLMAN, the main problems in Ukraine are diagnostics and treatment to - tuberculosis infections, that is attached to HIV/AIDS - infections. Therefore from eight main activities of fight against the tuberculosis, defined in the application of Ukraine submitted to Global fund, improvement of diagnostics of tuberculosis, HIV treatment - infected from the attached tubercular infection, and also control improvement over incidence in rural areas are main.

"The purpose of our arrival to Lugansk area - studying of collaboration in fight against tuberculosis of all institutes - government institutions, medical institutions, local authorities and public organizations, such as the Red Cross or the donor organizations", - I notedE. PERLMAN.

UNIAN reference. Ukraine on distribution of tuberculosis takes 7-е a place among the states on the former Soviet Union, and Lugansk, Kherson andNikolaev areashave the highest rates of incidence. People of 30-40 years are ill generally. Most often tuberculosis find in migrants, persons without the permanent residence, unorganized youth and children from needy and dysfunctional families.

In Lugansk area the regional program for counteraction to tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS - ин works today


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