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Some highlights were:

  • 750 new HIV infections noted
  • 36% of the cases came from the National Capital Region, 10% came from Region 3
  • 72/750 cases were known to be AIDS cases according to the report
  • 721/750 cases were male
  • 241/721 cases reported bisexual contact
  • 221/750 cases were from the youth sector (15-24y/o) while 20/750 were 50y/o & above
  • 34 cases were noted to be adolescents (10-19 y/o)
  • 3 pregnant women were found to have HIV
  • 53 cases (9%) were overseas foreign workers
  • 66 cases reported to have been engaged in transactional sex; 61/66 cases were male
  • 23/66 accepted payment for sex, 34 paid for sex while 6 cases reported both having paid and having accepted payment
  • 37 reported deaths in December 2016

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