Susam performs technical visit in Manacapuru to monitor prevention and treatment of STIsThe goal is to monitor the actions carried out by the Municipal Health Secretariat in relation to the provision of treatment.
The State Coordination of STD / AIDS and Viral Hepatitis, the State Health Secretariat (Sesame), makes, in this Monday(15)and Tuesday(16)technical visit to the city of Manacapuru(68km from Manaus). The goal is to monitor the actions carried out by the Municipal Health Secretariat in relation to the provision of treatment, Decentralization of diagnostic service, prevention activities and care flow for patients with sexually transmitted diseases.
The State Coordination of STD / AIDS and Viral Hepatitis is linked to the performance of Tropical Medicine Foundation Dr Heitor Vieira Dourado (FMT-HVD).
According to the state coordinator of STD / AIDS and Viral Hepatitis, Silvana Lima, municipalities near Manacapuru also participate, presenting the actions that are putting in place to prevent and offer treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. "These visits take place regularly in the municipalities and the intention is to know how actions are being developed, what difficulties and what strategies can be adopted to ensure access to treatment and, mainly, avoid the increasing number of cases of diseases such as HIV / AIDS ", He stressed.
In addition to the coordination of technical, also part of the visit members of social movements, who will discuss with local social leaders as is running prevention work, especially with the transmission risk populations, homeless, drug users and sex workers.
Next week, in the days 22 e 23 of August, technical visit takes place in Itacoatiara, a 176 kilometers in a straight line from Manaus and 270 kilometers by highway AM-010.