51% of new HIV diagnoses were made at a late stage.


“Statistics show that 51% of new HIV diagnoses were made at a late stage. If you’ve put yourself at risk it is really important to get tested for HIV to ensure an early diagnosis. People respond better to treatment when they are diagnosed at an earlier stage of disease.”—Dr Neil Irvine, Consultant in Public Health, PHA

The statistics for HIV in 2014 have been published by Northern Ireland’s Public Health Agency.

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