Irkutsk regional AIDS center acquired the latest version of the Apple iPhone Max Xs gray with 512 GB of internal storage. According to the Medusa, the gadget cost the institution nearly 123 thousand RUB Information this reporter obtained from the procurement website.
The center staff explained that the purchase of a smartphone spent the money allocated by the Elton John Foundation for AIDS. To use the gadget is going to work, it is necessary for international project aimed at the involvement of people from different risk groups (homosexuals, girls of easy virtue, drug users) in therapy of HIV infection and tuberculosis. To do this, including need a mobile application that provides continuous contact between doctor and patient, and it only works on newer Apple devices, says the head of the Irkutsk center Julia Plotnikova.
According to her, now the gadget is used to teach doctors and patients in the future, phones may by and ill.
“Industry representatives criticized the centre for the purchase of the iPhone in the context of the HIV epidemic in the region,” says Medusa.
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