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Those who engaged in sex were between the age of 14 and 36.
The mode of HIV/AIDS transmission, as well as the profile of infected persons, has changed in recent years from heterosexual intercourse to “men who have sex with men,” Tayag said.
(The photo is not in any way directly related to the story and is purely for illustrative purposes.) AFP PHOTO/JAY DIRECTO Online social networking contributes to the rise in the cases of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the country, according to a study conducted by the Department of Health.
The mushrooming of social networking sites, which cater to people looking for sex partners, has been pinpointed as one of the major factors in the rise of HIV/AIDS cases in the Philippines, Dr.
“HIV/AIDS is not about being gay but about men having unprotected sex with men,” Tayag said.
Access is here,” Ramirez said on “Mornings @ ANC.” Grindr and Planet Romeo are homosexual online dating applications.
Ramirez also noticed how local government units are mostly “passive” when it comes to HIV-AIDS prevention and suggested that local programs be implemented to cut the rising figures.
“They seem to be more risky, explorative nakakatakot talaga.
(It’s really scary)” Ramirez also explained that since the Philippines is a predominantly Catholic country, there is still a very low rate of condom usage since most Filipinos view sex as an act with a corresponding moral responsibility.
Despite the reported decrease in HIV-AIDS cases in other countries, the Philippines has shown a rise in figures with 841 cases in June 2016, a nine percent increase from 737 cases of the same month in 2015.