November 2015, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

01.05.2015

Here is the latest file of the registry for HIV & AIDS in the Philippines as emailed by our friends from the Epidemiology Bureau.

CLICK HERE —-   EB_HIV_Nov-AIDSreg2015

Some highlights were:

  • 627 new cases, 52 cases were AIDS stage which is less than 8.5% of the total cases for the month.
  • NCR has the most number of cases followed by our neighbors in Region 4A (Calabarzon), 3rd would be Region 7
  • The 25-34 age range consisted more than 51% of the new cases, 2nd age range would be 15-24 years old (30%)
  • 32% of the new cases reported bisexual contact, 14% of the new cases were hetero-contacts.
  • 25 new cases were male adoloscents (13-19), interestingly, the ONE case of mother-to-child transmission was reported within this age range
  • Of the new cases, 78 were engaged in transactional sex, while 51 cases were OFWs.
  • 174 deaths were reported in November, 20 of which are within the 15-24 age range

Please read the attached PDF file for more information.

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About +daddy+drEw+

HIV awareness and treatment Advocate & Activist. Living with HIV since 2007. A friend. A partner. A dad to the HIV Community.
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