Yuri Dudette: RIA Novosti
The head of the accounts chamber Aleksey Kudrin decided to make a test of the effectiveness of measures on the organization of medical care for HIV-infected after the release of journalist and blogger Yuri Dude about the epidemic of this disease in Russia. A relevant post appeared on Twitter.
“Yuri Dude took need a movie about the HIV epidemic in Russia. Already infected more than one million. In 2018 have died from AIDS 37 thousand people. An average of 100 people a day,” — said Kudrin.
He called to compare these data with the number of cases of coronavirus, noting that HIV is a much more real threat. The head of audit chamber added that it will analyse the effectiveness of measures on the organization of medical care for HIV-infected in 2018.
Earlier, the Deputy Minister of health of Russia Oleg Salagay approved documentary Dude. He called the material useful, but stressed that supply some facts to debate.
The film Dude “HIV in Russia is an epidemic about which do not say” was released on February 11 on the YouTube channel “wdwd”. A few days the video has gained over 11 million views. According to the author, the theme was chosen in order to tell the Russians, primarily the youth, about the disease and thereby to overcome the regular discrimination against HIV-positive in the country.
Video, photo All from Russia.