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14.06.2018 The fourth training in the frame of the Project “Computer Skills of Medical Workers - Guaranty of Providing People Living with HIV/AIDS with Quality Assistance”

24.05.2018 The third training in the frame of the Project “Computer Skills of Medical Workers - Guaranty of Providing People Living with HIV/AIDS with Quality Assistance”

26.04.2018 The second training in the frame of the Project “Computer Skills of Medical Workers - Guaranty of Providing People Living with HIV/AIDS with Quality Assistance”

25.04.2018 Workshop “Advocacy Opportunities for ASTRA Members: Using the International Rights Instruments and Mechanisms”

28.03.2018 The first training in the frame of the Project “Computer Skills of Medical Workers - Garancy of Providing People Living with HIV/AIDS with Quality Assistance”

01.02.2018 Start of the Project “Computer Skills of Medical Workers - Garancy of Providing People Living with HIV/AIDS with Quality Assistance”

02.01.2018 Start of activity in the frame of “SOURCE OF HOPE” project

23.11.2017 Testing on HIV and Hepatitis of Patrol Policemen

13.11.2017 Members of AIDS Action Europe Network Meeting

26.05.2017 Meeting of the Representatives of SALUS Charitable Foundation with the Delegation from Freiburg (Germany)

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29.07.2012
Campaign against Hepatitis C

Within this campaign all willings can go through free of charge diagnostics and obtain necessary
legal assistance. The campaign "C is our common cause in the struggle for human life" is one of
the embodiments of cooperation between international, national and local NGOs and authorities
in the health care area. This campaign aims to raise awareness of Ukrainian population on spread,
symptoms and methods of diagnostics and treatment of hepatitis C. Hepatitis is difficult to
diagnose, it is a dangerous disease, is more common than HIV and TB. In 80% of cases, the disease
causes primary liver cancer. Today, more and more carriers of infection are young people. Tattoos,
piercing, manicures, pedicures are a great risk of infection. Treatment gives a stable remission,
it is effective, but extremely costly - about 20 thousand dollars per year, depending on the virus
genotype, "- said Dr. Volodymyr Zub − the head of the Health Care Department of Lviv City
Council. On July 28 – 30, in Lviv, on Svobody Avenue, near the monument to Taras Shevchenko,
from 15:00 to 19:00 p.m. a mobile ambulatory of CF "Salus" has been working. Its staff has carried
out 150 combi tests, 20 tests for hepatitis B and 20 – for hepatitis C. There were cases of detection
the diseases. In that cases, patients were referred to health care institutions for treatment. Testing
was anonymous, confidential and free. "We’ve used rapid tests for diagnosing. Their sensitivity is
97-98%. It was also possible to be screened for HIV and syphilis in the mobile ambulatory", said
the doctor of the mobile ambulatory of CF" Salus Pavlo Lykhovyd. This project was implemented
in cooperation with NGO "Foundation for Medical Law and Bioethics of Ukraine" and was
intended to raise awareness of Lviv residents on their health, to inform public about the threat of the
disease.

Within this campaign all willings can go through free of charge diagnostics and obtain necessary
legal assistance. The campaign "C is our common cause in the struggle for human life" is one of
the embodiments of cooperation between international, national and local NGOs and authorities
in the health care area. This campaign aims to raise awareness of Ukrainian population on spread,
symptoms and methods of diagnostics and treatment of hepatitis C. Hepatitis is difficult to
diagnose, it is a dangerous disease, is more common than HIV and TB. In 80% of cases, the disease
causes primary liver cancer. Today, more and more carriers of infection are young people. Tattoos,
piercing, manicures, pedicures are a great risk of infection. Treatment gives a stable remission,
it is effective, but extremely costly - about 20 thousand dollars per year, depending on the virus
genotype, "- said Dr. Volodymyr Zub − the head of the Health Care Department of Lviv City
Council. On July 28 – 30, in Lviv, on Svobody Avenue, near the monument to Taras Shevchenko,
from 15:00 to 19:00 p.m. a mobile ambulatory of CF "Salus" has been working. Its staff has carried
out 150 combi tests, 20 tests for hepatitis B and 20 – for hepatitis C. There were cases of detection
the diseases. In that cases, patients were referred to health care institutions for treatment. Testing
was anonymous, confidential and free. "We’ve used rapid tests for diagnosing. Their sensitivity is
97-98%. It was also possible to be screened for HIV and syphilis in the mobile ambulatory", said
the doctor of the mobile ambulatory of CF" Salus Pavlo Lykhovyd. This project was implemented
in cooperation with NGO "Foundation for Medical Law and Bioethics of Ukraine" and was
intended to raise awareness of Lviv residents on their health, to inform public about the threat of the
disease.