HIV/AIDS and ART Registry of the Philippines: January 2021

Fact Sheets - Released in 2021

In January 2021, there were 890 confirmed HIV-positive individuals reported to the HIV/AIDS & ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) and this comprised 1% of the (83,755) total diagnosed cases since January 1984. Moreover, 19% (172) had clinical manifestations of advanced HIV infectiona at the time of testing.

Ninety-six percent (852) of the reported cases were male. Of the total male cases, 3% (24) reported their self-identityc as female (transgender women) at the time of testing.


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