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141 HIV Cases In First Half Of 2022

“This announcement also tells us that the male population reported the highest number of new cases with 58 per cent, females made up 41 per cent of new cases and one per cent transgender.”
02 Dec 2022 10:23
141 HIV Cases In First Half Of 2022
UNAIDS Country Director Renata Ram (from left), Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong, Programme manager FJNPlus Jokapeci Tuberi Cati and Speaker of Parliament and UNAIDS Pacific Goodwill Ambassador Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, during the World AIDS Day celebration at the Ministry of Health Headquarters, Suva on December 1, 2022 Photo: Viliame Tawanakoro

Within the first half of the year, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services recorded 141 new HIV cases.

This was revealed by Speaker of Parliament and UNAIDS Pacific Goodwill Ambassador, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador on the commemoration of World AIDS Day yesterday.

56 per cent from the Central/Eastern division, 38 per cent from the Western Division and six per cent from the Northern Division”

“This announcement also tells us that the male population reported the highest number of new cases with 58 per cent, females made up 41 per cent of new cases and one per cent transgender.”

 

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