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MFD Outpatient Hospital “Dziednieciba” invites to have HIV blood tests free of charge

November 29, 2011 – On the 1st of December, in the context of the World AIDS Day, MFD Outpatient Hospital “Dziednieciba” (15 Rusonu Street, Riga) offers those, who have doubts about possible contamination, to have a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) blood test.

Every year December 1 is the World AIDS Day; when different activities are happening all over the world in order to raise awareness of danger of the disease.

According to the data of the Infectology Center of Latvia, the total number of people infected with HIV in Latvia has reached 5,100. This year there have been registered 212 new cases of HIV infection. 22 people died in the HIV stage, 43 died in the AIDS stage. The biggest group of patients is between 21 and 29 years old, there are 2373 people. 1897 people are between 30 and 49, and 184 are above 50.

As it is important to start treatment early, timely diagnosis is crucial.

That is why MFD Outpatient Hospital “Dziednieciba”, 15 Rusonu Street, Riga, will provide free of charge HIV blood tests. Time: 1 pm – 6 pm, room 311.

Doctor's referral is not required. MFD guarantees confidentiality of the test results for each patient.
On the other days laboratory services and qualified doctors as well are available at the MFD Outpatient Hospital “Pardaugava”, Vienibas gatve 109, Riga.

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Mediciniska Firma "Dziednieciba" (MFD) - part of MFD Healthcare Group - started its rich history more than 40 years ago. Nowadays MFD is one of the largest Latvian medical companies, which provides a wide range of medical services to more than 200’000 patients in different locations in Riga and Latvia.

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