Name of the activity: Protect yourself, for you, for everyone
Program: HIV, AIDS and other STIs
Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator
Type of the activity: First-time Activity
Focus area: Prevention of all STIs or are specific STIs
Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 3 (Good health and Well-Being)
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are a global health problem, according to WHO, every day, more than one million people contract an STI, in 2016 it is estimated that there were 376 million new infections, the most frequent are: chlamydiosis (127 million), gonorrhea (87 million), syphilis (6. 3 million), trichomoniasis (156 million). There is also herpes simplex virus (HSV) (500 million), chronic hepatitis B (240 million) and human papillomavirus (HPV) (300 million).
- General population
- General population
To train a minimum of 40 medical students on sexually transmitted infections and promote vaccination against HPV, through videoconferences given by specialized professionals. It will be conducted through four videoconferences on December 13,14,15,16, 2021 through the Google Meet platform.
– Inform a minimum of 40 medical students about the causes, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and treatment of chlamydia, genital herpes, Gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, Trichomoniasis, Hepatitis B, HPV, and syphilis through four videoconferences on December 13, 14, 15, 16, 2021 at 16h00 with the duration of 1 hour and a half through the Google Meet platform.
– Promote a vaccination campaign against HPV by vaccinating a minimum of 50 girls of 9 years of age, from the Educational Unit “”Pedro Vicente Maldonado”” on December 2021 in the aforementioned educational institution.
Indicators of Success:
- a) 40 medical students nationwide participate in the project.
- b) 50 girls aged 9 years old, students of the “”Pedro Vicente Maldonado”” Educational Unit, are vaccinated against HPV.
- c) At least 80% of the participants adequately understood the causes, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, this will be measured by the number of participants scoring 14/20 or higher in section 3 of the evaluation form.
- d) At least 80% of the participants responded that they were comfortable with the project in section 2 of the evaluation form.
Before the project:
-November 29, 2021: During the week infographics will be sent to participants via WhatsApp groups. NORA Approval.
-December 6, 2021: Start of advertising through AEMPPI ESPOCH social networks.
-December 13, 2021: Conference on chlamydia and genital herpes.
-December 14, 2021: Conference on Gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS.
-December 15, 2021: lecture on Trichomoniasis, Hepatitis B.
-December 16, 2021: lecture on HPV and syphilis.
December 16, 2021: 10 minutes after the end of the project, the link to the post-test will be sent, which will be available until 23:59 hours of the same day and in which participants must obtain 14 points out of 20 to receive their certificate.
-December 17, 2021: HPV vaccination campaign for 9-year-old girls at the Pedro Vicente Maldonado Educational Unit.
After the project:
-December 30, 2021: Reports will be sent to NORA.
-December 30, 2021: Delivery of certificates to speakers and participants.
Plans for evaluation:
“a) Before the project: In the registration form there will be 5 questions about basic knowledge of STIs. This link will allow to assess prior knowledge and enroll at least 40 participants.
- b) During the project: attendance will be taken through Google Forms, which will be sent through the project’s WhatsApp group chat during the theoretical phases.
A space will be enabled for collecting doubts during the project through WhatsApp and Google Forms.
- c) After the project: an evaluation Google Form will be sent (section 1: personal data, section 2: feedback and section 3: post-test) to evaluate the knowledge obtained after the four videoconferences.
To accredit the certificate, participants must have registered their registration, attendance and post-test with a minimum score of 14/20.
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