Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry: February 2016 Report

Posted by Pozziepinoy on 5:21 PM
The HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) of the Department of Health Epidemiology Bureau just released its February 2016 report.

Based on the report, there were 751 new HIV cases, most were male and more than half belonging to the 24-34 age range. 29% were youth aged 15-24 years. 

The regions with the highest number cases include the National Capital Region, Region IVA and region VII. Sexual contact was the predominant mode of transmission, followed by needle sharing among injecting drug users and mother-to-child transmission.

A total of 1,649 deaths were reported from January 1984 to February 2016.

For more information, please refer to the report below.

(Source: Epidemiology Bureau, Department of Health)









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