JUNE 2016, HIV AIDS REGISTRY OF THE PHILIPPINES

Here’s the latest HIV and AIDS Registry of the Philippines, report came out early this month. As of June, 2016:

EB_HIV_June-AIDSreg2016

Some highlights:

  • A total of 841 cases, highest monthly report ever.  Average of 26 per month. Four years go, we were reporting 9 per month.
  • 104 / 841 are AIDS CASES.  This means that their cd4 count came back as lower than 2o0 or they are showing AIDS defining conditions
  • 3 cases were reported to be less than 10 years old with 456 / 841 coming from the 25 – 34 yr old range
  • 4 pregnant women were diagnosed.
  • 63 deaths.
  • Top three regions: NCR (40%), Region 4A (15%) and Region 7 (7%) of the 841
  • 60 cases were reported to have been infected from sharing infected needles
  • 287 men / 742 new male  cases reported bisexual contacts.
  • 226 / 841 cases were from the youth (15-24 yrs old) with 36 adolescents newly infected (10-19 yrs old)
  • 64 OFWs were reported out of the 841 cases
  • 34 bags of donated blood units were confirmed positive for HIV and were discarded

 

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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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