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In the Omsk region experts of the AIDS Center will hold a big campaign on identification and prevention of HIV among prostitutes, according to news Agency “Ostregion” on Saturday, may 25.
Found on the streets or in rehabilitation centres, women engaged in the sex industry, will be asked to take slonovoy rapid test and, if necessary, to clarify the diagnosis in the medical institution.
They will be handing out condoms, vitamin complexes, information leaflets and antibacterial wipes.
Prostitutes also be asked to complete an anonymous survey and answer 15 questions, including about the number of sexual partners per week, frequency of condom use, alcohol and drugs, methods of HIV infection.
The project will be spent 350 thousand rubles. According to preliminary calculations, the participants should be 150 women.
Last year’s study showed that more than half of prostitutes in the region is served from 11 to 15 clients a week. Every fifth of sexually exploited women is using drugs.
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