People living with HIV / AIDS in Papua 10 Thousand soul.
Februari 14, 2012 Tinggalkan komentar
Based on data as of December 2011, people living with HIV AIDS (PLWHA) were approximately 10 785 people of the total population in the province of Papua as many as 2.8 million people (2010 census data).
“It increased about three thousand of March the same year, which is still about 7355 people,” said Josef Rinta, Chief Medical Officer of Papua Province, Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
Improvement was defined as the awareness of society to check the VCT (volunteer counseling testing) is pretty good. “So authentic data that are HIV positive to be gained,” he said.
Josef added, the figure was 10 785 people according to the recorded data. However, if estimated, the number of people living with HIV / AIDS in Papua province could reach twenty thousand people.
“Our estimates, HIV / AIDS throughout Papua Province reached 24 355 people,” he said.
Counties with a population of at most HIV / AIDS is the Mimika 3938 and 2010 the city of Jayapura.
People living with HIV / AIDS in Papua average of the productive age 20-40 years, and its spread through sexual contact. “About 93 percent of people living with HIV / AIDS in Papua is spread through sexual contact,” he said.