CHELYABINSK, 26 Mar - RIA Novosti. A court in the city of Yemanzhelinsk, Chelyabinsk Region, ordered two residents of the region who have been diagnosed with HIV infection to test their young child for HIV, the press service of the regional prosecutor's office reported.
The prosecutor's office of Yemanzhelinsk, based on information from the regional center for the prevention and control of AIDS and infectious diseases, checked the observance of the rights and legitimate interests of the girl born in 2017. According to the prosecutor's office, the child's father and mother were diagnosed with HIV infection, but from the moment of birth to the present, the child has not been examined due to the parents' refusal.
The prosecutor's office previously clarified that, in the interests of the child, a statement of claim was sent to the court to impose on the parents the obligation to conduct a medical examination of their daughter for HIV infection.
"The decision of the Yemanzhelinsk city court on March 25 satisfied the claims of the prosecutor of Yemanzhelinsk on imposing the obligation on the parents of a young child to undergo a medical examination for the presence (absence) of HIV infection," the statement says.
According to the prosecutor's office, during pregnancy, chemoprophylaxis of HIV transmission from mother to child was not carried out due to the written refusal of the mother.
As reported, in St. Petersburg the court will consider the case of a local resident and his wife, whose adopted daughter died of HIV. According to the city administration of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, a Petersburger born in 1964 and his wife born in 1962 are accused of causing death by negligence and leaving in danger.
In March 2013, the girl was diagnosed with indications for the appointment of antiretroviral therapy (ART). The accused was advised by doctors about the need to start using ART to treat HIV infection in his adopted daughter. However, the defendants did not come to the AIDS center with their adopted daughter and did not provide her for examination, the UK notes.
In May 2016, the girl was admitted to the intensive care unit of a children's hospital in an extremely serious condition, however, despite the measures taken by doctors to treat her, on August 26, 2017, she died of severe immunodeficiency and other concomitant diseases, which was the result of her foster parents' refusal of timely treatment., explained the SK.