The Cegidd (free information, screening and diagnostic center) for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), hepatitis and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) at the Moulins-Yzeure hospital center is back for World Health Day. fight against AIDS (every December 1st), taking a step ahead.
The service chose the afternoon of this Saturday, November 27 to settle in Place d’Allier, in Moulins, between 2 and 7 p.m. On the menu, above all, “information and HIV screening by rapid test,” says Dr Fanny Anthony-Moumouni, head of Cegidd de Moulins.
The service professionals make themselves available to anyone, “to answer all questions”, whether they concern PrEP, the preventive treatment for people at high risk of HIV; HIV post-exposure treatment (TPE); antiretroviral treatment sum prevention (TASP), antiretroviral treatments …
Cegidd, with its partners, will also offer free and anonymous screening.
26% of infected people arrive in care at the AIDS stage because they do not know they are sickPhoto François-Xavier Gutton Doctor Fanny Anthony-Moumouni
“The fight against HIV / AIDS cannot wait,” says Dr Moumouni. “Today in France, 150,000 people are living with HIV and 45,000 are unaware of their HIV status. 26% of infected people arrive in care at the AIDS stage. It is possible never to reach this terminal stage, AIDS, thanks to the highly effective drugs available today! But to benefit from these treatments, you have to know your status. The first and most important step is therefore screening. An effectively treated person controls the virus, that is, the amount of virus circulating in their blood is very small to be contaminating. We are talking about an undetectable and non-transmissible virus. “
On the program this Saturday, November 27 in Moulins
2 p.m., The Magician. 2:40 p.m. Les Défectueux (French songs). 3:20 p.m., Anaïs (songs). 3:45 p.m., Les Colombelles voices. 4:30 p.m., Mathéo (keyboard, guitar). 5:05 p.m. The Defects. 5:40 p.m., April (vocals, instruments). 6:15 p.m., Villanelle trio (rock).
Nicolas Aragona, alias @supersero on Instagram, founder of the eponymous association, will come from Nice and will perform live in Moulins in the afternoon. Supersero, which promotes “testimony and dialogue to think of a new approach to struggles, research and prevention where everyone can live at their own pace” is an association with the objective of “taking a modern and progressive look at seropositivity “.
The Cegidd is accompanied, during this day, by the Csapa, the youth information point, the local mission of the Mutual Mutual, the Les Mariniers pub, Viltaïs, CIDFF, etc.