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Saudi health reveals the number of "AIDS" among Saudi people


Saudi health reveals the number
The proportion of men among women among the cases discovered among Saudi people in the past year is about 1: 4.

Source: Editorial team

The Ministry of the Interior has announced a decrease of 4% of the number of AIDS cases among Saudis this year compared with 2016 and 5% compared with 2015.

The Ministry said on its website that the level of AIDS infection is three cases per ten thousand citizens, and that the proportion of men among women among the cases detected among saudis during the past year around 1: 4, while it infected the age group (15-49 years) around 81% Of the total.

She pointed out that the causes of the transmission are still through unprotected sexual relations with an AIDS person, including transmission of infections between the spouses, and the price is approximately 97% of the total infection methods recorded this year.

The Ministry said it performs activities and awareness activities in connection with World AIDS Day, which points to the implementation of many preventive and curative strategies to prevent new infections, provide medical and social care to the injured and their families as well as implement communication programs aimed at those most vulnerable groups to change behavior, through counseling programs and peer education.

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