home Morelia IJUM gives away condoms with «Pick Up Your Condom» campaign in Morelia
Morelia, Michoacán.- On the eve of «World AIDS Day», the Moreliana Youth Institute (IJUM) and the Mexican Youth Institute (IMJUVE) in the company of the director, Denisse Chanthal Paulin Nateras, distributed condoms on the streets of the center from the capital of Michoacana.
These prevention methods were accompanied by information posters, with the intention of raising awareness of this disease, a total of 700 condoms were given to adolescents and young people, at different points in the historic center of Morelia (from Plaza Benito Juárez-Plaza de armas until the Calzada Fray Antonio de San Miguel-Plaza Morelos and the Cuauhtémoc Forest).
In our state, 26 new cases of HIV compared to 2018 have been recorded from January to September of this year, estimating a total of 6 cases per day, with Morelia being the municipality with the highest number of incidents of the virus.
Under this context, the IJUM and IMJUVE joined forces with the intention of ensuring the protection and prevention against this and other sexually transmitted diseases, which concern the Morelian youth.