Posted by Pozziepinoy on 6:36 PM
The Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry of the Department of Health National Epidemiology Center just released today it’s July 2013 Report.
In July 2013, it was reported that there were 449 new HIV cases in the Philippines. This is 18 cases higher than last month, June 2013 report. This is also 62% higher as compared to the same period last year and the HIGHEST number of cases reported in a month.
96% of the cases reported were male, with 91.75% reported mode of transmission as sexual contact. 84% of the cases were men having sex with men (MSM) with 9% symptomatic at the time of the reporting.
The regions with the most cases were the NCR, Region 3 and Region 4A. There are now 14,474 reported HIV cases from 1984 to 2013 with 1,341 were AIDS cases.
For more details, check out the full report below.
(Source: Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry, DOH-NEC, July 2013 Report)
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