Ugra youth against AIDS. In Khanty-Mansiysk, an annual action was held to prevent this terrible disease. The events now take place throughout Ugra. On the site of the University they honored the memory of those who died of AIDS, and there were more than 300 people in Ugra last year alone.
Anastasia Bezrukova, a student at the University: “It’s very sad when people pass by and do not pay attention or somehow get away from people who are sick with it. I think it’s very important to take part in such events. ”
Russia is now in third place in terms of the number of people infected with HIV. And in Ugra, according to the “Anti-AIDS” center, more than 18,000 people were registered.
Anna Novozhenova, head of the prevention department of the Regional Center for AIDS Prevention and Control: “On average, about 91 residents of Ugra from 100 have this infection, therefore everyone should know that this can affect absolutely everyone.”
OTRK “Ugra” recalls that once a year everyone can be tested for free and anonymously.