Informative Seminars for HIV Positives Project
Duration : 5 months / September 2021 – January 2022
Budget : 24,000 TL
Sponsor : ILKO Pharmaceuticals
Purpose and Target and Method:
With the support of İLKO İLAÇ, the 'Online Information Seminars for HIV Positives' held between March 11 and December 23, 2021, were aimed to answer the questions of newly diagnosed HIV-positive people, to support their development of life skills with HIV and to make the Covid-19 process comfortable.
It was aimed at the participants to know the importance of exercise, to learn 'Undetectable=Untransmitteable' (U=U) in detail, and to raise awareness about blips (RNA jump). In addition; Among the objectives was informed about the functioning of the diagnosis and treatment process, and the importance of drugs and treatment.
It was aimed that at least 75% of the participants would inform and gain knowledge about the above-mentioned issues after the events.
Online information seminars were given between 20.30 and 22.00 by predetermined infection physicians. The instructor staff consisted of 6 experienced physicians who have been carrying out various activities in the field of HIV for years.
1st cycle training between 11 March - 17 June 2021, 2nd training between 14 October - 23 December 2021, and 3rd training: 3 March - 28 April 2022.
The planned 17 sessions were completed.
175 people to the first loop, 103 people to the second loop, and 93 people to the third loop; In total, 371 people participated in the seminars.
Some of our participants stated that they listened to the events with their spouses or partners. In this case, the number of participants is more than 371.