HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines: August 2015 Report

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There were 598 new HIV cases in August 2015 as reported by the Department of Health in the HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines by the Epidemiology Bureau.

From the report, 96% were males and the reported modes of transmission were sexual contact, needle sharing among injecting drug users and mother-to-child transmission. 83% of the sexually transmitted cases were among males who have sex with males (MSM).

To date since 1984, there were 11,411 people living with HIV present on ARV's, and there were 27,736 total cases reported to HARP.

For the month of August, there 15 reported deaths.

For more information, please refer to the report below.

(Source: Department of Health, Epidemiology Bureau)