MOH Update on the HIV/AIDS Situation in Singapore 2019: Released June 2020

Latest HIV Statistics There were 323 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections reported among Singapore residents (i.e., citizens and permanent residents) in 2019, bringing the total number of HIV-infected Singapore residents to 8,618. To date, about 24% (or 2,097) of these residents have passed away. A breakdown of the 323 new cases:•95% were male•66% were […]

HIV – Undetectable equals Untransmittable
What does this mean? How does it affect you?

The introduction of anti -retroviral therapy (ART) for the treatment of HIV-positive persons has radically improved the life-expectancy of a fatal condition. At the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, it was announced that the chance of any HIV-positive person with an undetectable viral load (under 200 copies/ml) transmitting the virus to a sexual partner is scientifically equivalent […]