December 1 is World AIDS Day. Today there is no person who would not hear about the acquired human immunodeficiency syndrome. A person infected with AIDS is doomed to death. Therefore, the fight against this disease is conducted on a global scale.
On December 1 – a meeting, dedicated to the World AIDS Day, was held at Andijan State Medical Institute with senior officials from various fields. This is: the senior assistant to the judge of criminal cases of Andijan region K.Rasulov, the head of the regional department of the National Chamber of Innovative Health U.Usmonov, specialists of the regional AIDS center Zh.Mamadalieva and H. Saidakhmedova, as well as teachers of the department of infectious diseases and students.
The meeting was opened by Vice-Rector for Youth Affairs P.Kh. Askhanov, he gave short information on AIDS prevention.
After that, the senior assistant to the criminal judge of Andijan region K.Rasulov made a speech and said that the main factors of AIDS infection are drug addiction, prostitution, human trafficking and pointed out the legal basis for the fight against AIDS and acquainted with the activities that are being carried out in the region regarding this problem.
The head of the regional department of the National Chamber of Innovative Healthcare U. Usmonov, employees of the regional AIDS center, as well as teachers of the Department of Infectious Diseases of the ASMI gave the necessary information about the prevention of AIDS, the ways of infection and called on all who worked under the motto “We care about your health” to be careful and vigilant and lead a healthy lifestyle.
During the conversation, students received the necessary information about caring for AIDS patients and received answers to all questions of interest.
Translated by N.Mamatova