Every year on the 1st of December celebrated the World AIDS Day. For now AIDS is not one of the top ten causes of mortality anymore. According to the World Health Organization, in 2005, 1.1 million people died because of it, compared with 1.5 million in 2000. In 2017, around 940,000 people died worldwide due to HIV-related causes. Still, about 37 million people on the planet live with HIV: 1.8 million people have got HIV in 2017.
The most affected region is Africa - in 2017 there were 25.7 million people living with HIV. Nearly two-thirds of the total number of new cases of HIV infection is on this continent.
According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, there are currently around 244 thousand Ukrainians living with HIV in our country.
To find the testing point closest to you, download a document. You can see the addresses, telephones, and time of the testing sites by following: http://bit.ly/2SeSn8f.
Take care of yourself and be healthy!