Liputan6.com, Blora – A total of 67 people in Blora died from being infected with HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) in the last 5 years. This was at least revealed by the Head of the District Health Office Blora, Eddie Widayat.
He said, every year the case continues to increase. The infected people are housewives, drug users and babies of mothers who are PLWHA (People with HIV and AIDS).
“Most of them are housewives. We studied several factors because they were infected by husbands who had sex outside of marriage,” said Edi Widayat to Liputan6.com on the front page of the Secretariat of Blora, Wednesday (1/12/2021).
According to him, the Blora District Health Office continues to provide counseling to the community. Either through electronic media, radio broadcasts, or using leaflets and pamphlets.
He admitted, in places of prostitution and places that have the potential HIV / AIDS also done zerro survey to find out the depth of existing cases.
“In a year, we go to these places twice,” said Edi, Edi Widayat’s nickname.
Meanwhile, the Head of the Welfare Division of the Blora Secretariat, Ahmad Mahbub Djunaidi, said that for the people of Blora Regency who need social assistance, they can get it.
“If the family wants to get it, they can report to the SLRT (Integrated Referral and Service System) in the Samin Secretariat Blora building complex,” he said.
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