Phillippines: HIV infections increase 25 per cent

Posted on April 6, 2015 • Filed under: Asia, Philippines, Travel Health reported according to a UNAIDS report, new incidents of HIV infections around the world halved between the years 2001 and 2011. But in the Philippines, the number of new infections has risen by 25 per cent. Official data from the Philippines’ Department of Health also shows that the number of reported cases has ballooned from 250 in 2008 to over 3,330 cases in 2012. This figure does not include the number of unreported cases, which UNAIDS suspects are in the tens of thousands. Read Article

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