Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry: December 2016 Report

Posted by Pozziepinoy on 7:08 PM
The Philippine HIV and AIDS Registry ( HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines) for the month of December of the Department of Health - Epidemiology Bureau just came out.

Based on the Registry, there were 750 new HIV cases in December 2016. 96% of the cases were male, more than half belong to the age range of 25-34 year old, and 29% belong to the 15-24 age range. 

The top three regions with the highest cases were: the National Capital Region, Region IVA and Region III.

Sexual contact is the mode of transmission among the cases, followed by needle sharing among drug injecting users. 3 pregnant women were reported to have HIV.

Since 1984, there are 39,622 HIV cases reported,  with 17,940 people on antiretroviral therapy with 1,969 deaths.

For more information, refer to the report below:

Source: Department of Health, Epidemiology Bureau








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