Testing in Malta
Sexually acquired infections show an alarming increase in Malta for example HIV in Malta is increasing by 57% a year (MSM).
The best way to stop this trend is for one to be sexually responsible and know his status.
Knowing your status ensures peace of mind and access to timely treatment.
It is natural to be nervous about getting tested and even if the vast majority of people who go for an SAI test find they are clear, knowing your status through testing is re-assuring.
Although it may come as a shock at first, even getting a positive result can be a good thing in the long run, Knowing your status is the first step in getting treatment and being non infective to your partner/s.
If you do test positive, you'll be able to take steps to protect your partner/s, other people you're close to and any children you might want to have in future. Even if you have something that can't be cured to date like HIV, serious infections can be managed effectively if they're discovered early enough.With modern treatment and care, people with HIV can look forward to years of normal and healthy life.
Testing is easy, free and confidential.