CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in third quarter of 2016 29/11/2016
A total of 190 additional cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection were reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) in the third quarter of 2016, bringing the cumulative total of reported HIV infections to 8 243 since 1984.
Reviewing the latest HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) situation in Hong Kong at a press conference today (November 29), the Consultant (Special Preventive Programme) of the CHP, Dr Kenny Chan, said that sexual transmission remained the major mode of HIV transmission.
> CHP reviews local HIV/AIDS situation in third quarter of 2016
> Latest HIV/AIDS Statistics
Public consultation for the Formulation of Recommended HIV/AIDS Strategies for Hong Kong (2017-2021) 07/11/2016
The Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS (ACA) is currently working towards the formulation of its next set of Recommended HIV/AIDS Strategies for Hong Kong (2017-2021). The ACA invites members of the public to actively contribute views and comments on the draft Strategies.
> For detail of the public consultation
New iCE Programme (CME/CNE/PEM activity) available 30/08/2016
The new iCE programme is now available. Obtain CME/CNE/PEM points by reading through the articles and passing the test within the validity period.
> For details of iCE programme
New HIV treatment guide for digital age
since the discovery of the HIV virus in the early 1980s, scientific
advances have progressed at such a remarkable pace that it is hard
to catch up with the latest developments. The Department of Health
Centre for Health Protection joined the Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging
Infectious Diseases of the Chinese University of Hong Kong to produce
an updated HIV Manual, which is officially released on 27 September
One unique feature of the new Manual is its availability
in digital format. HIV Manual 3rd edition is housed at its designated
internet website. For the convenience of mobile phone users, it
can be downloaded as an Android App from Google Play or iPhone App
from iTunes. The print version is in limited supply from Centre for Health Protection.
details of new HIV treatment guide