Nenita C. Laude-Ortega, Country Program Manager
12/F Unit 1214,
Times Plaza Building
United Nations Avenue,
corner Taft Avenue,
Manila, 1000, PHILIPPINES
+ 63 917 512 1956[email protected]
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AHF patients in Care: 9,797
AHF patients receiving ART: 9.243
People living with HIV: 64,038*
HIV prevalence rate: 0.024%
Children 0-14 years old living with HIV in-country: 198
Total tested for HIV (since program start): 87,340 **
Total condoms distributed (since program start): 274,997**
**at AHF supported sites
Of the 64,038 reported cases, Male having sex with male accounted the highest incidence at 54% while people having sex with both males and females at 29%. Sharing of infected needles accounted at 3.45%.
In May 2019, ninety-seven Filipinos who worked overseas within the past five years, whether on land or at sea, were diagnosed with HIV.
*Averages, cumulative reported cases in the Philippines as of May 31, 2019* according to HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Department of Health.