Kadir ÖZEN / IZMIR, (DHA)- Association for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases (BUHASDER) organized a series of events to raise awareness within the scope of 1 December World AIDS Day.
The Association for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases opened a stand on Cyprus Martyrs Street as part of the World AIDS Day. In the street, where the density is experienced at all hours of the day, brochures about AIDS were distributed to the citizens, information was given, and surveys were made. In addition, one-on-one interviews were held with the people who wanted to, and the questions that came to mind were answered. In addition, posters with the words ‘Do not be afraid, be protected’, ‘Take a test’ and ‘You are not alone’ were carried to draw attention to the disease.
BUHASDER President Prof. Dr. Şükran Köse said, “December 1, World AIDS Day is celebrated all over the world to raise awareness about this disease. Our aim is to ensure that the disease is eradicated from the whole world. It is aimed to prevent the transmission of this disease. It is a chronic disease that can be treated. Thanks to our new drugs, we take 1-2 drugs a day. “It is treated. At the same time, the transmission of the disease is prevented. Therefore, early diagnosis is extremely important. Because it affects our immune system, early diagnosis can be treated. These people are also contagious,” he said.