Millions of Ukrainians do not know they are infected with the virus of hepatitis C. About this, the acting Minister of health of Ukraine Ulyana Suprun said at the Cabinet meeting, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.
“The weekend was free testing on HIV/ AIDS, hepatitis C and syphilis. I have today received figures from our partners, and 3% of people who have been tested, discovered the hepatitis C. This is a very large number of people. Millions of Ukrainians, who do not know that they have this disease,” said Suprun.
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Note that in Ukraine on 26 Nov 2016 held a social event with free, confidential and anonymous testing for HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B and C and syphilis. According to the health Ministry, in Ukraine there were tested 3006. Of them revealed 32 cases of HIV/AIDS, 15 cases of hepatitis b, 83 cases of hepatitis a, 24 cases of syphilis.