Philippine HIV & AIDS Registry: January 2014 Report

Posted by Pozziepinoy on 6:42 PM
The Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry of the Department of Health- National Epidemiology Center (DOH-NEC) just released its January 2014 Report.

In the report, there are 448 new HIV cases for the month of January 2014. 97% of the cases were male, and 99% of the cases reported had sexual contact as the primary mode of transmission. 

Males having sex with males (MSM) comprised 85% of the cases and 87% were still asymptomatic during the tie of the report.

The top three regions with the highest incidence were: NCR with 90%, Region IV with 16% and Region III with 9%.

From 1984-2014, there were 16,964 HIV cases reported in the Philippines, with 1,563 AIDS cases and 938 deaths.

For the complete report, click the figures below:

(Source: National Epidemiology Center, Department of Health)


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