In 2005, Kyiv's City Hospital STI opened a Center for health and social care
(St. Heroic, 32) which could hold up to 25 people.
Here any homeless or neglected child was able to undergo a medical examination and treatment for sexually transmitted, infectious skin diseases as well as get tested for HIV.
Since the beginning of March 2006 to January 2011, this Medical Center received 907 children
- 484 children received treatment;
- 423 child were screened for skin and venereal diseases and HIV infection.
In 5 years, the Center for health and social care found 45 HIV infected children.