A sending of 25,000 units of rapid tests for health facilities to the military units of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine and the Armed Forces of Ukraine must take place by the end of this month. Project became possible thanks to the financial support of "DHAPP PEPFAR" and cooperation between International NGO "International Institute of HIV / AIDS and Tuberculosis" and Central Sanitary and Epidemiological Department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
Reference: by the heads of the medical departments (pharmacies) have already received 20,000 tests. To the ATO zone (59 mobile military hospital - 3000, 61 mobile military hospital - 3000, 66 mobile military hospital - 3000), to the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Central region (Vinnitsa, Khmelnytsky, Starokonstantinov) - 1000 units, Military hospital in the Zhytomyr city - 1000 units, Military hospital in the Bila Tserkva city - 3000 units, to the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Southern region (Odessa, Mykolaiv, Zaporozhye, Cherkasske) - 4000 units, Military hospital in the Dnipro city - 2000 units.
Testing in the Armed Forces of Ukraine on HIV infection with using rapid tests is carried out after obtaining consent from a serviceman after conducting pre-test counseling in according to the “Procedure for voluntary counseling and testing for HIV infection (protocol)” approved by the order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine on the 19th of August in 2005, №415, registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the 22d of November №1404/11684.