Mobile AIDS Test Bus

Mobile AIDS Test BusMobile AIDS Test Bus

A mobile AIDS test center has started operating in the western areas of Tehran in cooperation with the Health Ministry, Welfare and Social Services Organization of Tehran Municipality, and Iran University of Medical Sciences, as well as the NGO of Mobile Messengers. The AIDS test bus will ply the western districts of Tehran 24/7 for the next 18 days. It aims to raise public awareness on the deadly disease, and provide preventive methods as well as sex education, besides offering tests free of charge, IRNA reported. A physician, a nurse, and a psychologist will be on board to provide people with essential information and services. Test results will be ready within 10-20 minutes and the bus will also give referrals on request. The project will later cover other areas in the capital.