20 May 2015 Youth Club "Youth Friendship", based at the ICPO «Volga migration center", together with the Nizhny Novgorod Regional Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS and Infectious Diseases held a seminar under the project №210 / 2014/1 "Protection the rights and freedoms of migrants in their adaptation and integration into the local community. " If the project uses state support funds allocated as a grant in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 01.17.2014, № 11-rp, and on the basis of competition, held All-Russian Public Movement "Civil Dignity" Moscow. The aim of the seminar was to raise awareness among migrant workers on issues related to hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections to prevent infection with them.
Statistics show that an increasing number of migrant workers coming from the CIS countries in Russia are infected with dangerous infections, sexually transmitted diseases. According to the migration law every foreign citizen must undergo a medical examination to obtain the right to work in Russia. However, if he has an STI it is possible to apply such sanctions as an expulsion from the territory of the Russian Federation.
During the seminar, a highly qualified specialist AIDS center highlighted the following issues:
- Symptoms of viral hepatitis and their prevention
- Overview and basic characteristics of STIs
- HIV infections
- Prevention of syphilis
In addition, the participants were given a brochure with necessary information in Russian, Tajik and Uzbek contraceptives. The seminar was attended by 11 people.
Responsible for organizing seminars and information - Ginoyan KR