MAY 2016, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

07.13.2017

Here’s the latest HIV & AIDS Registry as of May, 2016:  (unfortunately wordpress won’t let me uplaod the pdf file sent by our partners from the Epidemiology Bureau, I dunno why….)

Some highlights:

  • 739 new cases for May 2016
  • 106/739 were symptomatic
  • 708/739 were Male
  • 52 reported deaths, 10 of whom were within the 15-24 y/o range
  • 2 mother-to-child transmissions reported, one male, one female.
  • 50/739 cases from sharing of infected needles
  • 232/739 cases reported bisexual contact
  • 27% of 739 cases came from the youth (15-24y/o)
  • 29/739 cases were aged 10-19 y/0
  • 56 overseas foreign workers were reported out of the 739 new cases
  • 19 males and 2 females of the 739 cases reported to have received/accepted payment for sex

So  I was on twitter with @R16Sven and he was saying he felt bad about the stats….

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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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